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Lebanon: Tripoli Detainees Allege Torture, Forced Disappearance

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image  Security forces force anti-government protesters away from al-Nour square in the center Tripoli, Lebanon, on January 31, 2021 amidst clashes. © 2021 FATHI AL-MASRI/AFP via Getty Images (Beirut) – Lebanese Military Intelligence forcibly disappeared and allegedly tortured detainees who were participating in protests against the Covid-19 lockdown and deteriorating economic conditions in Tripoli, Human Rights Watch said today. These individuals face apparently unsubstantiated terrorism charges before the country’s military courts, which are inherently unfair, and under…

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