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With a general amnesty unlikely to go through before May 6 elections as promised by politicians, families of Islamist prisoners have threatened to boycott and even disrupt the parliamentary elections.An attorney for the families told The Daily Star Tuesday that the families might boycott the elections.The hopes of Islamist prisoners' families took another blow when Berri said Monday that discussions on the general amnesty would be postponed until after voting.Suspects Michel Samaha, Ahmad al-Assir, Khaled Hoblos and Refaat Eid and are not included in the rejected draft, the lawyer added.
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