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Brazil hard on Lybia´s Gaddafi regime.

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The decision of the Security Council to impose UN sanctions on Libya was published on Friday (15) in the Official Gazette of Brazil with a decree oif the brazilian government including a ban on arms trade, the freezing of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and persons connected with him, along with support for investigations into international crimes attributed to the leader of Libya. The current president of  Brazil, Michel Temer, is signing the document, as the president Rousseff is on an official visit to China and only return to Brazil next Monday (18).

Under the decision, the Brazilian government determines the arms embargo on Libya, suspending sales, purchases and transfers of arms and war materials. The embargo also ban the sale of ammunition, military vehicles and providing technical and financial assistance and training to Libyan military activities.

Penalties still veto the entry into brazilian national territory of 16 people linked to Khadafi – among them, children and employees. The restrictions also determine the freezing of assets and investments in Brazil of all these people. By decree, the Brazilian government is committed to working with the United Nations and support the ongoing investigations in the International Criminal Court (ICC).

On 26 February the Security Council adopted sanctions as punishment to the climate of terror that exists in Libya. For members of  UN and NATO Armed forces , Gaddafi is responsible for crimes such as massacres, widespread violence, and corruption and misappropriation of public funds.

In the decree, Brazil defends the necessity of “stopping individuals that  are causing attacks on civilians, including by forces under his control [of Gaddafi].” The text also covers the end “immediately” of violence and the adoption of measures that meet the “legitimate grievances” of the population,

The determination of the United Nations also requires that the Libyan authorities to respect human rights and humanitarian concerns.

According to the decree, the fiscal-General of the International Criminal Court should submit every six months a report on the situation in Libya. The ICC investigates accusations of responsibility of Gaddafy for war crimes ranging from mass murder to torture. There are reports that the Libyan leader ordered the burial of people alive during the protests against his government.