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UA 149/94 - Lebanon: death penalty / fear of imminent execution: Bassam Salah al-Muslah, 'Abd al-Karim Hujayj, Muhammad Za'tar, Nehmeh Hammadi

, Index number: MDE 18/002/1994

The above-named men have all been sentenced to death in Lebanon for crimes of murder. AI fears that their execution may be imminent. Nehmeh Hammade was sentenced in absentia; he is reported to be in Belgium, which has apparently refused to extradite him because he would face the death penalty.

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