Legacy of war: Lebanon passes law for the missing and kidnapped

Lebanon's new law offers some hope for families of those who went missing during the civil war. But will they get justice?

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    It has been nearly three decades since Lebanon's civil war ended. But questions remain over the fate of thousands of people who went missing during that time.

    Although an independent commission is being formed, a general amnesty issued after the war means perpetrators will not face justice.

     

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.


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