BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) – The Special Tribunal for Lebanon announced their findings after a long investigation into the assassination of the former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri.

According to the Tribunal’s findings, there was no direct evidence that leaders of Hezbollah or Syria had anything to do with the assassination of Rafic Hariri.

Furthermore, the Tribunal said the assassination was likely carried out for political reasons, but they were unable to find any evidence that Hezbollah’s leadership was behind the assassination.

The Tribunal described the relationship between Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah and Rafic Hariri as being positive.

Hariri’s son, former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, went to the court’s headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, to attend the session, while Hariri’s eldest son, Bahaa Hariri, called on the Lebanese people to exercise restraint after the verdict was pronounced.

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is an international court that was inaugurated on March 1, 2009, four years after the assassination of Hariri.

The task of this court is summarized in the trial of persons accused of carrying out the attack on February 14, 2005, which killed 22 people, including Hariri, and injured many others.

The court was established at the request of the Lebanese government to the United Nations. As for the agreement reached by Lebanon and the United Nations, it was not ratified, and the United Nations made its provisions enforceable through UN Security Council Resolution 1757.

The court is an independent judicial body that includes both Lebanese and international judges. It is neither a United Nations court nor part of the Lebanese judicial system, but it does try people under the Lebanese penal code. It is also the first court of its kind to deal with terrorism as a stand-alone crime.

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The four defendants being tried before the Special Court for Lebanon are Salim Jamil Ayyash, Hassan Habib Merhi, Hussein Hassan Onessi, and Assad Hassan Sabra.

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RAFIK CHAUHAN
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RAFIK CHAUHAN
2020-08-18 13:59

so it means it was israel and US who did the assasination . Now RAfik harriri and people of lebnon should think again before accusing hezbollah again. the main enemy of lebnon is Isral and US.

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-08-19 08:36
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Except that there are hard evidences that the 4 defendant committed the murder and all are Hezbollah members!!! The court has just found proofs that the murder has been ordered by their Hezbollah hierarchy…

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-08-19 08:38
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Ooopss, I meant “The court has just NOT found proofs that the murder has been ordered by their Hezbollah hierarchy”
Sorry for this [revelating] lapsus!

Cyriak Papasissis
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Cyriak Papasissis
2020-08-18 13:57

It is interesting to read the article of Thierry Meyssan on this issue, in his blog Voltairenet

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-08-19 08:33

Iran’s puppet (and a gay one!)

humanofworld
humanofworld
2020-08-18 23:01

The moment that Hariri got killed, the Israeli media blamed Syria and Hezbollah. Then the whole western media propaganda started. They forced Syrian Arab Army out of Lebonan thinking they can eliminate Hezbollah. Turned out to be wrong.
Lebonan’s mistake was to let FBI destroy the evidence that Mossad was behind the terror.
Israeli is a cancer and must be eliminated from middle east.