15 appeals filed in protest over Lebanon parliamentary election

The Constitutional Council’s deadline for accepting appeals against the results of the parliamentary elections ended on Thursday, after 15 appeals were filed in total, the state-run National News Agency reported.

The appeals were filed between May 31 and June 16, NNA said.

Below are the details of the 15 appeals as reported by the agency:

- Paul Hanna al-Hamed vs. MP Elias Khoury of the Lebanese Forces (Maronite seat in Tripoli)

- Mohammed Hammoud vs. MP Bilal al-Hshaimy (Sunni seat in Zahle)

- Josephine Zgheib vs. MP Farid al-Khazen (Maronite seat in Keserwan)

- Haidar Zahreddine vs. MP Ahmed Rustom (Alawite seat in Akkar)

- Elie Khalil Charbachi vs. MP Cynthia Zarazir (minorities seat in Beirut I)

- Ex-MP Faisal Karami (Sunni seat in Tripoli) vs. MPs Rami Fanj, Ehab Matar and Firas al-Salloum

- Amal Abu Zeid vs. MP Saeed al-Asmar (Maronite seat in Jezzine)

- Marwan Kheireddine and the Hope and Loyalty list vs. MP Firas Hamdan (Druze seat in Hasbaya)

- Ex-MP Ibrahim Azar vs. MPs Charbel Maroun and Saeed al-Asmar (Maronite seat in Jezzine)

- Zeina Monzer (Druze seat in Beirut II) vs. MPs Faisal al-Sayegh and Waddah al-Sadek

- Jad Ghoson (Maronite seat in Northern Metn) vs. MPs Razi al-Hajj and Hagop Pakradounian

- Haidar Nasser (Alawite seat in Tripoli) vs. MPs Ehab Matar and Firas al-Salloum

- Simon Sfeir vs. MPs Neemat Frem and Farid al-Khazen (Maronite seat in Keserwan)

- Tanious Mahfouz vs. MP Jamil Abboud (Greek Orthodox seat in Tripoli)

- Wassef al-Harakeh vs. MP Fadi Alameh (Shiite seat in Baabda)

Source: Naharnet.com


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