Monday, August 29, 2016

Sentencing judgment in the case against Mr Ibrahim Al Amin and Akhbar Beirut S.A.L

Leidschendam, 29 August 2016 – The Contempt Judge at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon sentenced Mr Ibrahim Al Amin to a 20,000 Euro fine and Akhbar Beirut to a 6,000 Euro fine.
The sentencing judgment in the case against Mr Ibrahim Al Amin and Akhbar Beirut (STL-14-06) was delivered today, in a public hearing. Prior to the deliberations, both the Amicus Curiae Prosecutor and the Defence Counsel presented their arguments on sentencing before Judge Nicola Lettieri.
The Contempt Judge ordered that both fines be paid in full by 30 September 2016.
Judge Lettieri also stated that written reasons for his decision will follow as soon as practicable.