Al-Akhbar editor-in-chief Ibrahim al-Amin speaks during a meeting at the Press Federation in Beirut, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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The Special Tribunal for Lebanon confirmed May 29 as the date for the initial appearance of the Al-Akhbar editor-in-chief on charges of contempt after he did not attend the May 13 hearing.The editor and the media organization, Akhbar Beirut S.A.L, as well as al-Jadeed TV and one of its senior editors, were charged by the tribunal with contempt and obstruction of justice after they published news reports that disclosed details of alleged court witnesses in former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's assassination case.Amin said earlier that he would only attend the May 29 hearing if his concerns were addressed and procedures to guarantee justice were implemented by the court.
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