Saif Gaddafi

  • 8 Jul 2012

    A liberal coalition takes an early lead in vote counting on Sunday but with 3,700 candidates and more than 130 parties it is too early to call. Preliminary results are expected Monday.

  • 2 Apr 2012

    The story of Libya’s revolution demanded to be told, says Lindsey Hilsum, who has written Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution.

  • 12 Feb 2012

    Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son and one-time heir apparent of toppled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will move to a prison in Tripoli within weeks, and face trial in Libya.

  • 20 Nov 2011

    Lindsey Hilsum blogs on the surrender of Abdullah Senussi, the most feared enforcer of Colonel Gaddafi’s regime.

  • 20 Nov 2011

    As a mob awaits him on the runway, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi veers between fear of being lynched and bravado at meeting the same fate as his father, a taped conversation with his captors reveals.

  • 19 Nov 2011

    This is the Zintan’s chance to redeem themselves. If they treat Saif al Gaddafi humanely – in contrast to how the Misrata brigades treated his father when they captured him – it will boost their image and that of the new Libyan authorities.

  • 28 Oct 2011

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor says he has had “informal contact” with Libyan fugitive Saif Gaddafi over his surrender to the war crimes court.

  • 21 Oct 2011

    Gaddafi’s bodyguard claims that the former dictator’s son, Mutassim, was “in charge of eveything” from the start of the war, as questions emerge about how the Colonel was killed.

  • 20 Oct 2011

    Lindsey Hilsum witnesses scenes more in keeping with a funfair than Tripoli’s Martyr’s Square as families turn out to celebrate the death of the despotic Muammar Gaddafi

  • 20 Oct 2011

    As the death of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is confirmed, Channel 4 News looks at where this leaves Libya as well as the progress in the rest of the “Arab Spring” nations.

  • 20 Oct 2011

    As celebrations erupt across Libya at Gaddafi’s death, Libyans in Britain tell Channel 4 News of their mixed emotions that the former dictator will not face a trial.

  • 13 Oct 2011

    As the NTC claims that the conflict in Libya is drawing to a conclusion, Channel 4 News understands that fighting continues in major cities previously said to have been captured.

  • 7 Oct 2011

    Libyan government troops launch their largest assault yet on Muammar Gaddafi’s home city of Sirte.

  • 19 Sep 2011

    Speeding along the road towards Tripoli, on 2 September, some graffiti caught my eye. It was scrawled in English, on a wall in the town of Zahwiya, where the uprising against Gaddafi had been so brutally put down. The message was exquisite in its simplicity. It read: “WE ARE NOT RATS.”

  • 7 Sep 2011

    A home movie from 2005, discovered in Tripoli this week, shows Muammar Gaddafi in light-hearted mood as he plays with his granddaughter and grandson at his Bab al-Aziziya compound.