Justice Elusive 10 Years After Killing of Lebanon's Hariri

February 12, 2015 6:43 AM

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The public gallery at a court in the Netherlands was as deserted as the defendant's dock on a recent day at the trial of five Hezbollah suspects in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, one of the most prominent Sunni politicians in the Middle East.

The massive explosion that tore through his convoy on the Beirut seaside 10 years ago sent a tremor across the region and unleashed a popular uprising that briefly united the Lebanese and ejected Syrian troops from the country. But a decade later, and despite millions of dollars spent, justice remai...

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