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US Envoy in Lebanon Summoned Over Evacuation of ‘Israeli’ Agent Accused of Prisoner Torture

US Envoy in Lebanon Summoned Over Evacuation of ‘Israeli’ Agent Accused of Prisoner Torture
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By Staff, Agencies

The US ambassador to Lebanon was summoned Friday by Beirut's Foreign Ministry over the evacuation of a Lebanese-American ‘Israeli’ agent accused of torture.

Amer Fakhoury left the country on Thursday onboard a V-22 Osprey which took off from the United States diplomatic compound.

Earlier this week, he was released under a judge's ruling as the charges against him expired, but the decision was contested by a military court, which barred Fakhoury from leaving the country.

Fakhoury is accused of abusing prisoners at a detention facility operated by the ‘Israeli’ occupation’s affiliate, so-called South Lebanon Army, a militia which operated under ‘Israeli’ command in 1980-s and 1990-s.

The circumstances of his escape remain unclear.

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