Rafik Hariri

Special Pictures of slain former Lebanese premier Rafiq Hariri, national flags and lighting candles are seen during a demonstration held by some 200 lebanese protesters in downtown Athens. (AFP/File Photo) graphic

Why Lebanon’s Rafik Hariri tribunal must be funded until it completes its mandate

  • The STL was launched in 2009 to prosecute those behind the assassination of former prime minister Rafik Hariri
  • Closing the tribunal could have dangerous implications for Lebanon and international criminal justice as a whole
By Nadim Shehadi - Olga Kavran ·