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(Feb 11, 2013) On February 2, 2013, Boutros Harb, a Member of Parliament in Republic of
Harb was apparently referring to rumors that negotiations had taken place between Hezbollah, to which the indictee belongs, and the General Prosecutor, the highest judicial accusatory authority in Lebanon, to have the indictee, who is still at large, appear voluntarily before the investigative judge under certain conditions protecting him against politicizing the case.
The General Prosecutor considered the comments made by Harb to be insulting to the President of the Republic and to the judiciary. He sent a letter to Parliament through the Minister of Justice asking it to lift Harb's parliamentary immunity in order to make the MP subject to prosecution. (
|Author:||Issam Saliba More by this author|
|Topic:||Crime and law enforcement More on this topic|
|Jurisdiction:||Lebanon More about this jurisdiction|
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Last updated: 02/11/2013