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STL Prosecutor Seeks Information held by Hizbollah Leader

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As reported by the UN News Centre on 11 August, the Prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for the Lebanon (STL), Daniel Bellemare has asked that country’s authorities to hand over all information allegedly held by Hizbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah pertaining to the 2005 attack against the former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri and 22 others. Mr. Nasrallah held a press conference on 9 August during which he offered information to assist the investigation, and showed a video that he claimed implicates Israel in the attack.

“In line with its mandate, the Office of the Prosecutor has requested the Lebanese authorities to provide all the information in possession of Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah,” the Special Tribunal for Lebanon stated in a news release.  The Office of the Prosecutor also invited Mr. Nasrallah to “use his authority to facilitate its investigation.”

For the STL press release please see here – http://www.stl-tsl.org/sid/195

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