Past event

Invitation Only

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Chatham House, London

International Law Programme

Event documents

Meeting Summary: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon
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Marten Youssef, Spokesperson, Special Tribunal for Lebanon
Chair: Miša Zgonec-Rožej, Associate Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House


The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is the only international body that can prosecute individuals in their absence, which presents challenges in ensuring a fair trial and protecting the rights of the accused. Furthermore, this is the first international trial to prosecute a crime of terrorism.

The speaker will discuss recent developments related to the Tribunal within the context of the current situation in Lebanon.

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.