Ali Fayyad's lawyer Kamal Al-Hafi speaks to reporters outside Beirut's Justice Palace, Monday February 8, 2016. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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)
Supporters and relatives of a Lebanese man arrested in Prague two years ago and handed over last week to Lebanese authorities called for his release Monday outside the Beirut Justice Palace.Lebanese authorities detained Ali Fayyad last week upon his arrival to Beirut following his deportation from the Czech Republic where he was in danger of being extradited to the U.S. weapons and drugs charges. His lawyer Kamal Al-Hafi told reporters from outside the Justice Palace that General Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud had filed a request to Interpol to receive Fayyad's case file. The case is surrounded by a myriad of unanswered questions, as Fayyad's Czech lawyer was among the five who went missing. Their Lebanese driver was identified by Lebanese media as Fayyad's brother, Saeb.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE