However, it seems likely that saif al-islam gaddafi, the son of the late libyan dictator mu'ammer gaddafi, will not be stripped of his phd following plagiarism allegations the highly this included an arrangement under which he would dictate his thesis to advisors who would then write it up however. The [gaddafi] foundation's last meeting in december wasn't held in tripoli because he was nervous about being there it was held in london but if you want to ask what do i think happened — why did saif, a guy who spent seven years writing a doctoral dissertation and two books, working as a reformer. Saif al-islam muammar al-gaddafi (arabic: سيف الإسلام معمر القذافي , lit sword of islam muammar al-gaddafi), born june 25, 1972, is a libyan engineer and po. Before he joined libya's slaughter, gaddafi's son saif was celebrated by westerners as a liberal reformer judith miller on how he used money to fool his english was fluent, his manner easy he spoke of civil society and democracy , the subject of his doctoral thesis at the london school of economics.
Many once hoped that saif al-islam could reform their troubled country for years, his image was carefully crafted he earned a phd from the london school of economics, despite allegations that he had plagiarized sections of his thesis on the democratization of global governance institutions he also. On sunday, saif al-islam al-qaddafi, the second eldest son of muammar al- qaddafi, went on libyan state television and delivered a rambling, paranoia- soaked fifteen minute speech responding to the pro-democracy uprisings in his country—which had been met with violence by the qaddafi regime—saif. In 2008, saif al-islam gaddafi was awarded a phd from the 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. In 2007 the london school of economics confirmed a doctorate of philosophy upon one saif al-islam gaddafi, for a worthy and high-minded thesis on the role of civil society in the democratisation of global governance institutions the author's name may sound familiar this is indeed the same.
It's been a known fact in academic circles for quite some time that saif gaddafi's thesis at the london school of economics contains many instances of plagiarism (see: saif al-islam gaddafi thesis wiki) it had been also always assumed that the degree was awarded in part as quid-pro-quo for the gaddafis. He also donated approximately €15 million to lse from his own charity, the gaddafi international charity and development foundation it was later found out that his thesis was largely plagiarised, and after facing heavy criticism, the director of the university, howard davies, resigned saif attends an.
Under the declaration of his full amnesty, saif al-islam gaddafi who has been in detention since 2011, has become a freeman here's what there were allegations that saif's thesis, “the role of civil society in the democratization of global governance institutions: from 'soft power' to collective decision-making ” was in. Harvard professor joseph nye, whose involvement with a consulting firm hired by muammar qaddafi to burnish his image was criticized today by mother jones, also helped saif qaddafi with his controversial 2007 doctoral thesis at the london school of economics the thesis attracted attention after saif,.
The london school of economics has confirmed it is investigating allegations that colonel gaddafi's son plagiarised his phd thesis saif al-islam studied at the lse from 2003 to 2008, gaining both a master of science degree and a doctorate but allegations have emerged that he used a ghost writer, and copied sections of. Saif al-islam gaddafi paid a tutor over £4000 a month while he was studying at the london school of economics, according to documents seen by the daily telegraph there have been claims that parts of gaddafi's thesis were ghost- written or plagiarised and a separate enquiry into this issue is ongoing. When saif al-islam gaddafi appeared on television on february 20 last year, he sounded just like his defiant and rambling father, muammar gaddafi the university of london, of which the lse is part, investigated the authenticity of his thesis, “the role of civil society in the democratization of global.
Among the attention being paid to seif al-islam el-qaddafi, the jet-setting second son of the embattled libyan president, is the 2007 phd dissertation he wrote at the london school of economics entitled “the role of civil society in the democratisation of global governance institutions: from 'soft power' to. Philipp dorstewitz, lecturer at maastricht university since 2007, spent two years as a personal mentor to saif al-islam gaddafi, son and envisaged suc. The guards in the remote libyan town of zintan called their prisoner, saif al-islam gaddafi, “our black box at the london school of economics he obtained a ph d his thesis was titled the role of civil society in the democratization of global governance institutions: from 'soft power' to collective.
By international law'' the article suggests there is room for a mod- erate form of the due process thesis in case of flagrant violations of core elements of internationally recognized fair trial rights the importance of rethinking the due process thesis is shown by saif al-islam's case, the fair trial concerns that have been raised in. Sir howard davies stepped down saying it had been a mistake to accept £ 300,000 research funding from a foundation controlled by muammar gaddafi's son, saif gaddafi he said he made a “personal error of judgement” in travelling to libya to advise the regime an investigation has been launched into. Saif al-islam qaddafi, the second son of the libyan leader muammar qaddafi, wrote a doctoral thesis on justice and democracy and cultivated influential friends in the west, by ben stansall/afp/getty images i the son late on the night of sunday, february 20, saif al-islam qaddafi, a putative reformer.