Special Tribunal For Lebanon

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STL

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) opened on January 16 2014 in The Hague. The Tribunal was set up by the United Nations Security Council in 2007 to try the alleged assassins of then former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri who was killed in a massive explosion in 2005.
For a more detailed overview of the STL, please review the paper presented at the London School of Economics on the opening day of the STL by Dr Omar Nashabe, Expert Consultant for the Defense Counsels at the STL.

Hassan Illeik
In Lebanon, no one would cause a stir over the lack of governmental cooperation with the defense team in the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Yet at The Hague, this is not the case. Read more

Articles

Marc Abizeid, Rana Harbi
Al-Akhbar editor-in-chief Ibrahim al-Amin appeared briefly before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) by video-link Thursday where he told the...
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Dear Judge Nicola Lettieri, I am writing to you in my personal capacity and in my capacity as Chairman of Al-Akhbar Beirut S.A.L.
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Karma Khayat has said lucidly and clearly everything that the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) needed to hear. What the STL will choose to listen...
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Mohamed Nazzal
One of the accomplishments of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) was institutionalizing the violation of the Lebanese people’s privacy. A futile...
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Let’s return to the beginning: A political assassination took place in Lebanon. Arab and international parties, in cooperation with their agents in...
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Marc Abizeid
Lebanon's Al-Jadeed TV and its deputy director Karma Khayat on Tuesday pleaded "not guilty" after being charged with obstruction of justice and...
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Legislatures held a solidarity meet in support of Al-Akhbar and Al-Jadeed Television Wednesday after the two media organizations and their editors...
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Ibrahim al-Amin
None of us need an explanation about the nature of the political and media divide on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL). The split is certainly...
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Updated 6:30 pm: Journalists and supporters of media freedom gathered at the Press Syndicate in Lebanon's capital Monday in solidarity with the...
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