In Lebanon, army courts target anti-government protesters

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In Lebanon, army courts target anti-government protesters

A statue of soldier carries balance, symbol of justice, is seen outside the military court in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Jad al-Rayess, a Lebanese anti-government activist, stands in front of large cardboard fist labelled: "Revolution," background, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese anti-government activists protest outside a Lebanese court, as they demanding the improving judicial independence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese anti-government activists protest outside a Lebanese court, as they demand the improving judicial independence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. The Arabic placard reads:"You can imprison a revolutionary but you cannot imprison the revolution." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
FILE - In this May 7, 2020 file photo, an anti-government protester walks by security forces holding a Lebanese flag during ongoing protests, outside the military court in Beirut, Lebanon. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
Khaldoun Jaber, a Lebanese anti-government activist, stands next of concrete wall that installed by security forces to prevent protesters from reaching the Parliament building, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. The Arabic word on the wall reads:"Revolution." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese anti-government activists handcuff their hands by rope with Arabic stickers on their mouths that read:"We will continue," as they protest outside a Lebanese court demanding the improving judicial independence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

In Lebanon, army courts target anti-government protesters

A statue of soldier carries balance, symbol of justice, is seen outside the military court in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Jad al-Rayess, a Lebanese anti-government activist, stands in front of large cardboard fist labelled: "Revolution," background, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese anti-government activists protest outside a Lebanese court, as they demanding the improving judicial independence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese anti-government activists protest outside a Lebanese court, as they demand the improving judicial independence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. The Arabic placard reads:"You can imprison a revolutionary but you cannot imprison the revolution." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
FILE - In this May 7, 2020 file photo, an anti-government protester walks by security forces holding a Lebanese flag during ongoing protests, outside the military court in Beirut, Lebanon. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
Khaldoun Jaber, a Lebanese anti-government activist, stands next of concrete wall that installed by security forces to prevent protesters from reaching the Parliament building, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. The Arabic word on the wall reads:"Revolution." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Lebanese anti-government activists handcuff their hands by rope with Arabic stickers on their mouths that read:"We will continue," as they protest outside a Lebanese court demanding the improving judicial independence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. A year after anti-government protests roiled Lebanon, dozens of protesters are being tried before military courts that human rights lawyers say grossly violate due process and fail to investigate allegations of torture and abuse. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
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