Special Tribunal For Lebanon

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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


The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) has appointed a three-judge panel to investigate contempt judge Nicola Lettieri for bias after Al-Akhbar...
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The defense office for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) has named a lawyer to defend Al-Akhbar and its editor-in-chief Ibrahim al-Amin who have...
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A former Lebanese military investigator who was involved in a probe of the 2005 assassination of ex premier Rafik Hariri offered little information...
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A lawyer for one of five men accused over the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri on Thursday warned the court against...
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The prosecution in an international court set up to investigate the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri resumed its...
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An international court that has charged Al-Akhbar and its editor-in-chief Ibrahim al-Amin with contempt and obstruction of justice over the...
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Pierre Abisaab
After all the scandals, mistakes, resignations, leaks, suspicions and laws passed in accordance with the political winds, after compromising civil...
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Updated 8:19 pm: Al-Akhbar's editor-in-chief Ibrahim al-Amin criticized the Special Tribunal for Lebanon's (STL) contempt judge for refusing to...
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Ibrahim al-Amin
Editor's note: The following statement is the full version of a speech prepared by Al-Akhbar's editor-in-chief Ibrahim al-Amin to be delivered to the...
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