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23 June 2011

What is the STL?

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) is a tribunal of international character established to hold trials for the people accused of carrying out the attack of 14 February 2005 which killed 23, including the former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri, and injured many others. The seat of the tribunal is in the Netherlands; it has Lebanese and international staff, and tries people under Lebanese criminal law.