Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the Military Court in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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The relatives and supporters of Islamist detainees linked to the 2013 Abra battles protested Monday outside the Military Tribunal to demand fair trials.The Military Tribunal will hold a new session Tuesday to look into the case of the Abra battles.However, Sablouh said that the defense team will not attend, thus the trial will be adjourned once again. The so-called Abra battle in June 2013 lasted for two days, pitting loyalists of Assir against the Lebanese Army and leaving 18 soldiers and 40 militants dead.
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