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The four ICC staff members finally released from Libya

* This post is based on the ICC Press Releases ICC-CPI-20120702-PR820 and ICC-CPI-20120702-PR821 of 2 July 2012  In the evening of 2 July 2012, the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Sang-Hyun Song, together with four ICC staff members previously detained in Zintan, Libya, as well as other staff of the Court, left Tripoli to return to The Hague, the Netherlands, on a plane generously provided by the Italian Government, following the release of the four ICC staff members. The four staff members, Alexander Khodakov (Russia), Esteban Peralta Losilla (Spain), Melinda Taylor (Australia) and Helene Assaf (Lebanon), were well treated…