Libyan Warlord Sued in U.S. for War Crimes

Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar has been sued in United States District Court for war crimes. The suit was brought by two relatives of his alleged victims. The suit includes allegations Haftar was behind starvation sieges that forced families to eat grass and tree bark to survive. Haftar is a U.S. citizen. Libya remains embroiled in a civil war. Haftar controls the east of the country, while the U.N.-backed government controls Tripoli and the west. Reported by The Guardian. Read more…