On Wednesday, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) Prosecutor Norman Farrell filed an appeal alleging “errors of law and errors of fact” in the Trial Chamber’s judgment that found three of Salim Ayyash’s co-defendants not guilty for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
On August 18th, 2020, the STL held a trial for the four accused of the bombing of February 14th, 2005, that killed former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 21 others.
The court convicted Salim Jamil Ayyash in absentia but acquitted Hassan Merhi, Hussein Oneissi, and Assad Sabra for lack of enough evidence to convict them.
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