The Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) is a local non-profit, non-partisan Lebanese human rights organization in Beirut that was established by the Franco-Lebanese Movement SOLIDA (Support for Lebanese Detained Arbitrarily) in 2006. SOLIDA has been active since 1996 in the struggle against arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance and the impunity of those perpetrating gross human violations.

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August 16, 2011

Daily star - Fath al-Islam members referred for trial in 2009 rocket fire into Israel, August 16, 2011

BEIRUT: Two members of Muslim militant group Fatah al-Islam were indicted Tuesday for possession of arms and referred to the military court for trial in the case of a 2009 incident in which rockets were fired into Israel from Lebanon.
Judicial sources told The Daily Star that Lebanese military examining Judge Imad al-Zein issued the indictments against Maher Zaghloul and Khaled Youssef, both members of Fatah al-Islam, the group which fought fierce battles against the Lebanese Army in the north Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp of Nahr el-Bared in 2007.
In October 2009, a Katuysha rocket was fired into Israel from the southern village of Houla. The Israeli Army responded with artillery rounds. Although no casualties or damage were reported from either side, the incident prompted international condemnation.
Zein referred the two men, already convicted on terrorism charges, for prosecution to the country’s Military Court on charges of firing rockets from Houla.

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