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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May 31, 2014

NNA - Meeting between UN Secretary General, Head of the STL Defence Office, May 31, 2014

The Secretary-General of the United Nations met with Mr François Roux, honorary advocate and Head of Defence Office, on 27 May at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York.

Following the meeting, the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General issued the following statement:

Yesterday, the Secretary-General met with Mr François Roux, Head of Defence Office of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. The Secretary-General noted the vital role of the Defence Office in ensuring that the proceedings before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon are fair and credible.

The Secretary-General highlighted the importance of the work of the Special Tribunal in tackling impunity for the crimes within its jurisdiction. He expressed the hope that the proceedings would move smoothly and expeditiously.

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