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
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