UN Security Council Imposes Sanctions on Gadhafi

The UN Security Council moved as a powerful bloc today to try to halt Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's deadly crackdown on protesters, slapping sanctions on him, his five children, and 10 top associates.

Council members additionally agreed to refer his regime's actions to a permanent war crimes tribunal for an investigation of possible crimes against humanity.

The United Nations Security Council unanimously voted tonight to impose an arms embargo on Libya, a travel and assets ban on Col. Moammar Gadhafi and his inner circle, and referred the case to the International Criminal Court.

And the U.N. named names: Gadhafi, five of his children and 10 of his top aides were hit with the sanctions.

Armed with tough Security Council sanctions, the U.N. and many nations began moving to isolate Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi from the international community in hopes of halting his deadly crackdown on protesters.

Armed with tough Security Council sanctions, the U.N. and many nations began moving to isolate Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi from the international community in hopes of halting his deadly crackdown on protesters.