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French court rules Lebanese left-winger Abdallah must stay in jail

Supporters of Lebanese militant Georges Ibrahim Abdallah shows a placard during a protest outside the French embassy in Beirut demanding his release on February 26, 2015. Abdallah, is imprisoned for 28 years in France for complicity in the murder of two diplomats in Paris in 1982. AFP PHOTO/STR

By RFI A French court on Thursday rejected for the ninth time a request for the release of Lebanese pro-Palestinian left-winger, Georges Ibrahim Abdallah, who was jailed in France for 30 years for killing an Israeli and an American diplomat in Paris in 1982. A French appeals court said yesterday that without a deportation order the 62-year-old former head of ... Read More »

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