File - Arab Democratic Party leader Rifaat Ali Eid speaks during a press conference in Tripoli, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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Military Investigative Judge Riad Abu Ghaida requested the death penalty Friday for the fugitive Rifaat Ali Eid, head of the Arab Democratic Party's politburo, and five fighters from Jabal Mohsen, Tripoli.Judicial sources declined to name the other four suspects, all of whom are in custody, but added that three are considered militia leaders.Some 85 people gathered, calling on security and judicial authorities to release 60 detainees who were apprehended during the Army-led crackdown in the restive city.
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