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Port explosion: judge Bitar facing the wall of Hezbollah

2021-10-27T16:26:03.059Z

REPORT - As pressure, intimidation and threats mount against the magistrate, he has been placed under the close protection of the Lebanese army.



In Beirut

Judge Tarek Bitar in charge of the Beirut port explosion file is advancing in minefield.

Pressure, intimidation and threats accumulate against the magistrate.

A large part of the Lebanese political class is claiming his head.

The Amal party, whose executives must be heard, and especially Hezbollah, demand its relinquishment.

The offensive is at the same time legal, political and psychological.

In Beirut, where all social and religious classes have suffered the disaster, it is causing concern.

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Tarek Bitar, this judge who faces the Lebanese system

Known for his discretion, Judge Bitar enjoys close protection provided by the Internal Security Forces (ISF), a branch of the Lebanese army.

On August 18, 2020, a few days after the explosion, the United Nations Special Tribunal declared a suspected member of Hezbollah guilty of the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.

Under the effect of the emotion caused by the explosion of the port a few days

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Source: lefigaro

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