JamilSayyed (64)spent seven years asthe all-powerfulhead of theGeneral Security during the days ofSyrian tutelagein Lebanon (1990-2005).
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As the headof thesecurityservice he wasprobably the firstally ofDamascus.Sayyed wasreviledby anti-Syrian activists and several demonstrationswere repressedby its services.Arrested in 2005for his alleged involvementin the murderof Rafik Hariri, he spent four yearsin custodybefore being releasedfor lack of evidenceon the orders ofthe International Tribunal forLebanon (STL) in charge of the case.
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