Interpol has issued an Orange Notice on Gaddafi and Regime Members

By Phil Brennan on PhilipBrennan.net

Today Interpol have issued an Orange Notice on Muammar Gaddafi, his family, and other important members of his Regime in Libya. In the public version of the Orange Notice Document, Interpol state that it is working closely with the United Nations in implementing Resolution 1970 in relation to the Libyan leadership and regime:

"…The individuals listed in this Notice have been identified as being involved in or complicit in planning attacks, including aerial bombardments, on civilian populations. As events unfold, these individuals may attempt to travel or to move assets, which would constitute a threat to both the civilian population in Libya and in other countries. They are subject to one or more of the following UN sanctions: Travel Ban and Assets Freeze.

INTERPOL has produced this Orange Notice with the identities of the sanctioned individuals linked to the relevant portion of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1970 (2011) to warn INTERPOL member countries of the danger implicit in their movement and in the movement of their assets. The publication of this Notice is also intended to facilitate INTERPOL member countries that are also UN member countries to effectively implement Resolution 1970. Once the relevant UN Committee for monitoring the implementation of these sanctions has had an opportunity to consider the matter, INTERPOL will work to obtain the issuance of INTERPOL – UN Security Council Special Notices for these individuals, as we have done with the 1267 Committee.

INTERPOL-UN Special Notices are designed to allow INTERPOL to assist the UN directly in making its sanctions effective…"

The full document (public version) with persons listed and photographs, where available, can be found here (PDF).

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