Hanin Ghaddar (The Daily Star/Washington Institute, HO)
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The Military Tribunal Tuesday dropped its verdict against Lebanese journalist Hanin Ghaddar and referred her case back to the Military Prosecution, a judicial source told The Daily Star.The tribunal's decision came after Ghaddar's lawyer filed an objection regarding the court's decision in January to sentence the journalist in absentia to six months in prison for making comments critical of the Lebanese Army.The Military Tribunal recommended that the Court of Publications should preside over the case and referred the matter to the Military Prosecution, which will refer the case to the court determined appropriate.
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