U.N. Special Tribunal Releases Suspects in Hariri’s Death Due to Lack of Evidence

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Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
25
Issue: 
7
287
Abstract: 
On April 29, 2009, Judge Daniel Fransen of the U.N. Special Tribunal for Lebanon ordered the release of four Lebanese generals, who were arrested in August 2005 as suspects in the assassination of then Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 others in a suicide truck bombing in Beirut. Judge Fransen has ruled insufficient evidence exists to continue to hold them...[more]