Michel Samaha gestures at his home in Beirut after being released on bail, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lawyers and legal experts representing the March 14 coalition and the Progressive Socialist Party called Tuesday for a reassessment of the jurisdictions of the Military Tribunal, launching their fight to reform and limit the authority of the tribunal after a recent controversial decision.Criticism against the Military Court grew last week after former Minister Michel Samaha was released on bail by the Military Court of Cassation. This came despite the continuing trial against Samaha, who is expected in court Thursday. In a statement after its regular meeting Tuesday, the Future bloc denounced the release of Samaha.
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