Karma Khayat attends a sit-in in Beirut, Friday, April 25, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Al-Jadeed says press freedom at stake in STL caseThe planned trial of a Lebanese journalist and her TV station over a report that allegedly hindered the work of an international tribunal could endanger press freedom in Lebanon and beyond, according to the accused and her lawyer.Karma Khayat and Al-Jadeed TV stand accused of contempt of court by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), which is probing the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri.The trial sets a legal precedent because it is the first time a company has been indicted by an international court, according to Karim Khan, lead counsel for Khayat and Al-Jadeed.The tribunal denies that the case impinges on press freedom.
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