Director Youssef Al-Khoury was released after arbitrary and illegal detention

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Director Youssef Al-Khoury was released after arbitrary and illegal detention
Friends of director Youssef El Khoury/September 11, 2023
Activist-Director Youssef El Khoury was released late today, after an illegal detention since 11 am (September 11, 2023) at the Mount Lebanon Information Center. (Jisr El Basha – Sin El Fil).
The detention was bizarrely justified as being for the sake of gathering information.!!!
During the detention hours, his lawyer was prohibited from attending the investigation. Meanwhile, Mr. Al-Khoury was released without the involvement of the Public Prosecution.
We are shocked by this method of harassment, which apparently aims to deprive citizens the right of have a legal representation during investigation procedures.
It is worth mentioning that our friend, Mr., Al-Khoury was released as a result of widespread condemnation and pressure in both Lebanon and Diaspora all over the social media- press facilities, and before a scheduled public demonstration that was going to take place in front of Mount Lebanon Information Center. where he was detained.