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Two foreigners detained by Hizballah

Reporter: sophie
Date of incident: 
Saturday, April 26, 2008
Location's classification: 
Public Location
Perpetrator's Name(s) (If available): 
Text description of location: 
Beirut, Hara Harbek
Detailed description of violation: 

On April 26, Hizballah members detained Karim Pakzad, who was representing the French Socialist Party at a two-day socialist conference held in Beirut, and another person who were taking pictures at a Hizballah stronghold. After interrogating the two for four hours, Hizballah released them.