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be questioned, Assir tells courtAssir replied, when asked about his opinion in his attorney's requests.At the beginning of the questioning session that Assir attended, along with 33 other detainees in the same case, the preacher's defense team said that it will oppose the trial unless its demands are met.Hajjar also explained that the Public Prosecution is studying a request related to moving Assir from Rihanieh, both from a security and humanitarian stance.Eighteen soldiers and about 40 militants were killed in the two-day battle in Abra in June 2013, when Assir allegedly ordered his followers to attack the Army.A rabidly anti-Hezbollah preacher, Assir went into hiding in June 2013 following the clashes.As Ibrahim was speaking with Assir, the defendant lifted his abaya to show the court his body.
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