Secretary General of the Tripoli Bar Association Saadi Qalawoun, left, speaks during a joint press conference with Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi in Beirut, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi vowed Wednesday to refer the case of last summer's twin suicide bombings in Tripoli and other attacks to the Judicial Council, the country's highest court that oversees cases of terrorism and attacks on state security.The lawyers presented Rifi with a petition of 70,000 signatures from Tripoli residents demanding the case be referred to the Judicial Council.MP Mohammad Kabbara denounced the deteriorating security in Tripoli and issued an appeal to Rifi and other officials to create a plan to restore stability to the restive city.
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