Families of the judges lay a wreath as they mark the 15th anniversary of their assassination in Sidon, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
These were the words of the head of the Lebanese Higher Judicial Council Jean Fahed, who spoke at a memorial ceremony Tuesday to mark the 15th anniversary of the assassination of four judges in Sidon.Judges Hasan Uthman, Walid Harmoush, Assem Bou Daher and Imad Shehab were shot dead on June 8, 1999 . They were attending the trial of two Iraqis and a Palestinian at the South Lebanon Criminal Courthouse in the old Justice Palace in Sidon when two individuals opened fire through the rear window of the courtroom, killing the judges and wounding five others. The head of the south's Criminal Court, Judge Roula Jadayel, said the four would be remembered.
Al-Qaeda-linked commander’s son surrenders to Army
Sidon mayor firm on festival despite Islamist objections
Lebanese raise flag in occupied Shebaa Farms
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE