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Lebanon Tribunal: What is a trial without suspects for?
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is rounding up its case against four accused over the 2005 bombing that killed former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri and others. Closing arguments took place in The Hague between September 11 and September 21. But the trial is being held entirely in absentia, a rarity in international law, leading experts to ask if the tribunal is still relevant. At the start of the closing arguments on September 11 there…
by Stephanie van den Berg, our correspondent in The Hague
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