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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

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Saif al-Islam Muammar al-Gaddafi was born June 25, 1972, He is a designer and painter, he also has an architecture degree from Al-Fateh University in Tripoli as well as a Masters in business from Imadec University in Vienna and an MBA from the prestigious LSE. This may still be revoked due to cheating!
While his main residence was listed as Col Gaddafi's military compound in Tripoli up until 26 August 2011, he had a farm outside the city, where he keeps two pet tigers. He also owns a £15 m house in Hampstead which is currently being squatted by pro-rebel students. They vow not to leave until Saif is brought to justice and the property returned to the Libyan people.  His paintings made up the bulk of the international Libyan art exhibit, "The Desert Is Not Silent" 2002–2005 a show which was supported by a host of international corporations with direct ties to the Gaddafi regime.
In 2008, he was awarded a PhD from London School of Economics, for a thesis entitled "The role of civil society in the democratisation of global governance institutions: from 'soft power' to collective decision-making? Examined by Meghnad Desai (London School of Economics) and Anthony McGrew (University of Southampton), among the LSE academics acknowledged in the thesis as directly assisting with it were Nancy Cartwright, David Held and Alex Voorhoeve. Professor Joseph Nye of Harvard University is also thanked for having read portions of the manuscript and providing advice and direction. In a later investigation by Channel 4 News, they found that 6% of the 93,000-word thesis was copied from other sources.

Saif has a reputation for hard-partying and womanizing, drifting him apart from the hardline Islamic conservatism in Libya. In 2006, Saif al-Islam Muammar Gaddafi was romantically linked to the Israeli actress, Orly Weinerman. In 2009, he threw a party in Montenegro for his 37th birthday. Notable guests included Oleg Deripaska, Peter Munk and Prince Albert of Monaco. He previously hosted similar parties in St Tropez and Monaco. International critics have called his paintings awful!

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