Hizbullah-Related Newspaper Intimidates Witnesses for International Tribunal Case in Lebanon

(New York Times) Marlise Simons - The Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar, which is close to Hizbullah, published two confidential lists of 17 witnesses and 15 possible witnesses who may testify in the murder trial of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri - showing their names, passport pictures, dates of birth and where they work. The witnesses' names "were clearly published with the idea of scaring people and preventing any cooperation with the court," said a lawyer linked to the trial.

2013-03-11 00:00:00

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