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Court mulls where Khadafy’s son should be tried

THE HAGUE — Libya said Tuesday that it should be allowed to prosecute one of Moammar Khadafy’s sons for crimes against humanity, but his lawyers objected, insisting the late ruler’s son cannot get a fair trial in a nation now run by those who toppled his father.

The diametrically opposed positions came at an International Criminal Court hearing that will go a long way to deciding whether Seif al-Islam Khadafy will be put on trial in Tripoli, Libya, or The Hague.

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