On October 17th, 2013, Ben Emmerson QC, defense counsel for Abdullah al Senussi, appealed the International Criminal Court’s decision (See:ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I decides that the Al-Senussi case is to proceed in Libya and is inadmissible before the ICC) and requested that judges order Libya not to initiate trial proceedings until the appeal is settled so that his client is protected from irreparable harm.
The Prosecutor v. Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi
Situation in Libya
Public Court Records – Defence
Appeal : 17/10/2013 Phase: Pre-trial
Appeal on behalf of Abdullah Al-Senussi against Pre-Trial Chamber I’s ‘Decision on the admissibility of the case against Abdullah Al-Senussi’, and Request for Suspensive Effect
ICC-01/11-01/11-468-Red – Original: English