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Daily star : Georges Abdallah ‘flash mob’ hits French mission in Beirut

  BEIRUT: Dozens of supporters and relatives of leftist militant prisoner Georges Ibrahim Abdallah held an unannounced protest outside the French Embassy in Beirut Friday to demand his release. The protest came six days before the French judiciary is expected to make a decision on whether to accept Abdallah’s ninth appeal for release.   “From now till February 26, we ... Read More »

Georges Abdallah: Justice Delayed, Again

This is the winding road that the leader of the Lebanese Armed Revolutionary Factions has had to take in the French justice system. (Photo: Haytham al-Moussawi)

By: Bassam Alkantar “We don’t think he [Georges Abdallah] should be released, and we are continuing our consultations with the French government about it…We have serious concerns that he could return to the battlefield.” This according to a statement from Victoria Nuland, spokesperson for the US Department of State, on Friday, 11 January 2013. This was more than an enough of ... Read More »

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