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Libya: Saadi Gaddafi tracked down to playboy hideaway in Niger

Publié par Clifford Armion le 15/09/2011

Damien McElroy

"American diplomats trumpeted the news that Saadi Gaddafi, the third son of Libya's deposed leader, had finally been brought to heel on Wednesday, claiming he had been placed under virtual 'house arrest' after fleeing to Niger.

"But tracked down by The Daily Telegraph to the Nigerien capital of Niamey, it was clear that Saadi's luxurious surroundings bore closer resemblance to a playboy hideaway than a prison.

"After being flown to the capital on a military Hercules C-130 transport jet late on Monday, the former footballer was given luxurious lodgings in Villa Verde, a state guesthouse next to the presidential palace. The complex is now his well guarded refuge of calm from the war still waging in his homeland." Read on...
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"Libya: Saadi Gaddafi tracked down to playboy hideaway in Niger", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2011. Consulté le 20/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/libya-saadi-gaddafi-tracked-down-to-playboy-hideaway-in-niger