Hizbullah Member Sentenced in Absentia over Killing of Ex-Premier in Lebanon

(New York Times) Ben Hubbard - A UN-backed tribunal in The Hague on Friday sentenced Hizbullah member Salim Ayyash to life in prison after convicting him in absentia of conspiring in the 2005 car-bomb attack that killed former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri of Lebanon and 21 others. After millions of dollars spent on investigating and trying suspected perpetrators, not a single person has been punished.

2020-12-14 00:00:00

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