The ICC judge presiding over the Libya case said today that there were "reasonable grounds" to hold Mr. Qaddafi, his son, and his intelligence chief responsible for "killing, injuring, and imprisoning hundreds of civilians" between Feb. 18 and Feb. 28, The New York Times reported. According to the court, Qaddafi introduced a policy "aimed at deterring and quelling by any means, including by the use of force, the demonstrations of civilians against the regime," BBC News reports.
However, Qaddafi could remain free indefinitely – Libya does not recognize the ICC's jurisdiction and therefore doesn't have to comply with the court's orders. To be arrested, he would have to travel to one of the 115 countries that does recognize the court or the Libyan rebels would have to capture him and release him to one of those countries. Another option – albeit unlikely – is to revise NATO's mission in Libya to include the capture of the three men, the Times reports.