International prosecutors intended to fine the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for murder and mayhem of 1 million 200 thousand people, but the U.S., Britain and their allies prevented that.
The former chief prosecutor, US law professor David Crane, informed The Times that the case was incomplete: The prosecutors intended to charge Muammar Gaddafi, who, Crane said, "was ultimately responsible for the mutilation, maiming and/or murder of 1.2 million people."
But he was not charged. The US, UK and others intervened to block it. Asked why, Crane said, "Welcome to the world of oil"." MORE...
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