16 March 2018

Lebanon – Plaything of Regional Powers: The Case of Saad Hariri

The forced temporary resignation of the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Harari under pressure from Saudi-Arabia has raised not just political, but also legal questions. Saudi-Arabia violated the principle of non-intervention, Hariri’s personal inviolability and his human right to personal liberty. Maybe this time the Lebanon escaped a new political crisis, but the situation remains tense. Living in fear of a new conflict seems to be Lebanon’s destiny.

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