THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges are asking Libya where Moammar Gadhafi's son and one-time heir apparent is being held and if court officials can visit him.
Libyan authorities announced Nov. 19 that Seif al-Islam Gadhafi had been captured by fighters in the country's remote southern desert. Days later they said they plan to put Seif on trial, despite the Hague-based court having issued an arrest warrant on crimes against humanity charges.
The Hague-based court is now debating its next step and says it wants to hear from Seif himself.
In a document released Monday, judges ask Libya's new rulers "when and where" court officials could meet Seif to ask if he wants a lawyer and "to assess his physical and mental state."