Gaddafi Arrest Warrant Issued
International Criminal Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Muammar Gaddafi
The ICC has issued an arrest warrant for Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi. The charge: crimes against humanity. A warrant was also arrested for Gaddafi's eldest son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, as well as intelligence chief Abdullah al-Sanussi.
The three are charged with planning the mass murder of civilians in the runup to what is now an open civil war in Libya. Rebel forces were elated upon hearing the news of the Gaddafi arrest warrant. Meanwhile, they have pushed within 40 miles of Tripoli.