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Georges Abdallah: Humiliation at the French Ambassador’s Residence

The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is expected to issue its report on Abdallah in August. (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)

By: Bassam Alkantar Once again, Georges Abdallah, the Lebanese whom France continues to hold hostage, was present at the Bastille Day celebrations at the French ambassador’s Pine Residence in Beirut. Activists rallied to chant for his freedom on the day “liberty, equality, fraternity” are supposed to be honored. The gates of the Pine Residence were closed to both Lebanese and French visitors ... Read More »

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