MPs Are Reportedly Seeking To Help Beirut Blast Suspects Escape Justice

SourceThe961
SectorEconomy
CountryLebanon

The Beirut-based NGO Legal Agenda has revealed that more than 50 MPs have signed a request to open a parallel investigation into the Beirut Blast to that of investigator Judge Tarek Bitar. This unusual request, which is another breach of the separation of powers witnessed recently in Lebanon, not only interferes with the judiciary but can also sabotage the investigation, which has been already facing strong resistance and lack of cooperation from the officials. Like former blast investigator Judge Fadi […]

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The Beirut-based NGO Legal Agenda has revealed that more than 50 MPs have signed a request to open a parallel investigation into the Beirut Blast to that of investigator Judge Tarek Bitar.

This unusual request, which is another breach of the separation of powers witnessed recently in Lebanon, not only interferes with the judiciary but can also sabotage the investigation, which has been...read more...