Sheik Khaled Tantoush Released from Prison

Alexandra Valiente
Viva Libya

Sheik Khalid Tantoush, a revered and much loved spiritual leader.

The Misrata Criminal Court has ruled that Sheik Khaled Tantoush be released.  He was sentenced to life in prison with harsh labor following a mock trial which began in July, 2012.

Khalid TantoushSheik Khalid Tantoush spoke openly and courageously against NATO and mercenary war crimes,  sharing his personal testimony with fact-finding missions and international lawyers investigating NATO crimes in Libya.

His last known act of service before his arrest at his home in Sirte, was the final ceremony and burial for Muammar and Mu’tasim Gaddafi and Abu Bakr Younis.