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The International Criminal Court is expected to issue an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi

The International Criminal Court is expected to issue an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi

The International Criminal Court is expected to issue an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has said he will seek arrest warrants on Monday for three senior Libyan leaders for murder and persecution.

Luis Moreno Ocampo has not released the names of the suspects, but Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is expected to be among them.

In a statement, prosecutors said Libyan security forces "conducted widespread and systematic attacks against the civilian population."

The UN Security Council voted unanimously on February 26 to refer the Libyan crisis to the International Criminal Court in The Hague and Moreno Ocampo launched a formal investigation days later.

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