There has been very little progress to date in the cases of Kassir, Chidiac and Tueni.
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The following is one in a series of articles leading up to the start of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, the court prosecuting those accused of the Feb. 14, 2005 attack that killed former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 21 others.BEIRUT: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is tasked primarily with prosecuting those responsible for the Feb. 14, 2005, attack that killed former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 21 others. The STL has not claimed jurisdiction over other cases that fall within its mandate, such as the assassinations of Samir Kassir and Gebran Tueni, and the attempted killing of May Chidiac.Chidiac believes the start of trial in the Hariri killing will reveal dormant truths in her case and others.Tueni's assassination is the last political killing that falls under the tribunal's mandate.Khoury's voice catches as she recalls the emotional flight home.She has no doubt the killing of her husband is linked to the Hariri assassination, and thinks there is a strong possibility her case will one day be taken up by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.
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