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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 »

Georges Abdallah is Free

When Georges returns to his village, sheep will be slaughtered and the church bells will ring. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)

Next Monday, 14 January 2013, at dawn at the latest, the gates of Lannemezan Prison in southwest France will be opened for the release of Georges Ibrahim Abdallah. It will mark day 10,309 of his imprisonment and he will finally be set free. The sun of Kobayat, his hometown in North Lebanon, will be able to caress the face of ... Read More »

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