The official Spokeswoman for the Libyan Presidential Council (LPC), Najwa Wahiba, called on the American authorities to return the citizen Abu Agila Masud al-Mariami, who was extradited from Libya to Washington over alleged involvement in Lockerbie bombing in 1988.
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Libyan Parliament member Ali Tekbali revealed on Friday evening another kidnapping of a retired Libyan officer by American forces in the Wadi Kaam area, west of Zliten city.
Forty four Libyan political parties denounced the kidnapping and extradition of the Libyan citizen Abu Agila Masud to the United States, calling on the Libyans to take collective action to denounce the crime and prosecute those responsible for it through a sit-in in front of the United Nations headquarters and the embassies of the United States at home and abroad to denounce what it described as a “heinous crime.” .
A number of Libyan civil society organizations called Wednesday for demonstrations and protests in various cities of the country, in protest against the government of Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh’s extradition of the Libyan citizen Abu Agila Masud to the United States.
Abu Agila Masud, a Libyan intelligence official recently extradited to U.S. over suspected involvement in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, will not face the death penalty as he appeared in a U.S. court.
Heads of the Defense and Foreign Affairs Committees of the Libyan Parliament, Talal al-Mihoub and Youssef al-Aqouri, has called for an urgent investigation into the extradition of the Libyan national, Abu Agila Masud, to the United States, over allegation on his connection to the Lockerbie bombing in 1988.
Libyan political analyst Hafed Al-Ghwell considered the extradition of intelligence official Abu Agila Masud to the United States a “high treason”.
A campaigner for the victims of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing has said the man accused of making the explosives should be tried in a court determined by the UN.
Eighty eight members of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) have called on the presidency to hold an emergency session regarding the extradition of the intelligence official Abu-Agila Masud to U.S.A.
Abu Agila Masud, a Libyan intelligence official, will face federal charges in Washington over alleged involvement in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, the U.S. Justice Department said Sunday.