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


Ibrahim al-Amin
What happened was expected, but it is not because of our ability to predict the actions of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) or because we have...
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An international court set up to investigate the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minsiter Rafik Hariri has summoned Al-Akhbar's editor-in...
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Saad Hariri, the son of Lebanon's assassinated ex-premier Rafiq Hariri, recites
A plan to stifle the Lebanese press is in the works, but this time it’s being orchestrated in the name of international justice. The Special Tribunal...
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A lawyer for a man accused of involvement in the 2005 Beirut bombing that killed former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri told the tribunal set up...
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The Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which started its sessions last month, is expected to announce today a three-month recess, sources in the tribunal...
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Updated 5:25 pm: A veteran Beirut firefighter testified for the second consecutive day before The Hague-based Special Tribunal for Lebanon on Tuesday...
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A Beirut fire lieutenant who was among the first on the scene of the 2005 explosion that killed 22 people including former Lebanese premier Rafik...
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Updated 5:22 pm: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) on Friday heard statements from two brothers of victims killed in the 2005 downtown Beirut...
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Updated 6:00 pm: The prosecution in the murder trial of Lebanon's ex-prime minister Rafik Hariri sought on Thursday to show that a car bomb was used...
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