Lebanon special tribunal ‘risks closure over funding’

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    The Special #Tribunal for #Lebanon, which tries suspects over the 2005 Beirut bombing that killed former premier Rafic #Hariri and 21 others, risks closure over severe funding shortfalls, it warned Wednesday. FRANCE 24’s Fernande van Tets tells us more.

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