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Lebanese Militant Prepares for Ninth Appeal After 30 Years in French 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 Conor Gaffey After more than 30 years incarcerated in France and eight failed parole appeals, Georges Ibrahim Abdallah will find out tomorrow whether he can finally return to his homeland of Lebanon. Abdallah, a founding member of guerilla group the Lebanese Armed Revolutionary Factions (LARF), was arrested in 1984 and given a life sentence in October 1987 for his ... Read More »

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