Friday, May 15, 2015

More on the Lebanese military court's lenient decision in the Samaha case

The absolute disaster . . .  is when a court masks its exceptional character, as happens nowadays only in totalitarian states: it is when justice swaps black for khaki and well-disciplined officers, often without legal training, are catapulted to the dignity of a judge.

Issa Goraieb, "Neither court nor military," in L'Orient | Le Jour

For background on the controversy, consider this article from The Star.

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