Death Penalty Demanded for Palestinian over Terrorism Charges

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Military Tribunal Judge Imad al-Zein demanded on Tuesday the death penalty for a Palestinian national for belonging to a “terrorist group,” the state-run National News Agency reported.

According to NNA, al-Zein demanded the death penalty for the suspect, who was identified by his initials B. H., for belonging to Fatah al-Islam and monitoring the movement of Fatah Movement official Talal al-Balaghi to assassinate him.

Balaghi is also known as Talal al-Ordoni.

The judge also issued an arrest warrant against him and referred him to the permanent military court.

Other investigation and research warrants were issued against seven suspects, who weren't identified.

The Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon was almost totally destroyed in 2007 during a months-long conflict between the Lebanese army and the al-Qaida-inspired Fatah al-Islam.

The fighting killed some 400 people, including 168 soldiers.

Later, Government commissioner to the military court Judge Saq Saqr charged a detained Syrian and four other fugitives with belonging to Ziad al Jarrah Battalion.

The five men were charged with attempts to carry out terrorist acts, establish a factory to develop arms and explosives.



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