Journalist Karma Khayat at the court in The Hague, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (The Daily Star/TV grab)
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Rana Sabbagh, the executive director of the organization Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism, took the stand at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Tuesday in the contempt case against Al-Jadeed TV and journalist Karma Khayat.Sabbagh, the first witness called by the defense, said that a team from her organization conducted a training seminar at Al-Jadeed in 2012 . If public interest could be served by breaking the law, however, Sabbagh said sometimes journalists may have reason to do so.
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