Tag Archives: French judiciary

Georges Abdallah: Tensions Rise at French Embassy Sit-In

From the sit-in protest in solidarity with Georges Abdallah in front of the French embassy in Beirut, 28 January 2013. (Photo: Alia Haju)

By: Qassem Qassem The decision by a French court on Monday, 28 January 2013, not to release Georges Ibrahim Abdallah was expected. His supporters, who flocked to the French embassy in Beirut, were not surprised that the hearing for the appeal – filed by the prosecutor against Abdallah’s parole – was postponed to 28 February 2013. This “breaking news” only served to stoke ... Read More »

Freedom for Georges Abdallah: Tomorrow is a Crucial Day

"Down with imperialism, its Zionist guard dogs and tyrannical Arab collaborators." (Photo: Haytham al-Moussawi)

By: Bassam Alkantar This Thursday, 20 December 2012, all eyes will be on Paris in anticipation of the final ruling in the case of Lebanese political prisoner Georges Ibrahim Abdallah. The court of conditional release will rule on the appeal made by the public prosecutor against the decision to release Abdallah. Abdallah has been imprisoned in France since 1984. During that period, ... Read More »

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