File - A pre-trial conference for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (The Daily Star/STL, HO)
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The editor-in-chief of Lebanon's Al-Akhbar newspaper must appear before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon at a hearing Thursday, after the court rejected his appeal for a delay in the latest development in the controversial prosecution of two Lebanese journalists.Amin refused to attend the hearing, saying he had not been able to appoint a defense lawyer.The STL's contempt judge said the issues raised by Amin can be addressed after his initial appearance before the court, which is intended to formally charge the editor.The STL did not respond to a request for comment on the measures the court might take against Amin if he refuses to attend Thursday's hearing.
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