The Syndrome of One-Time Exceptions and the Drive to Establish the Proposed Hariri Court

@article{Mugraby2008TheSO,
  title={The Syndrome of One-Time Exceptions and the Drive to Establish the Proposed Hariri Court},
  author={Muhamad Mugraby},
  journal={Mediterranean Politics},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={171 - 194}
}
Based on Lebanese and international juridical sources and the author's long experience in the Lebanese legal system, this article questions the exclusive focus on the murder of Hariri in the ongoing drive to find and try suspects by a special quasi‐international court under the aegis of the UN Security Council. It historicizes the judicial procedures for dealing with political crimes in Lebanon and argues that while sincere adoption of universal justice is highly desirable in principle… Expand
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