Deputy head of the GCLW Hasan Fakih speaks during a news conference for the General Confederation of Lebanese Workers in Beirut, May 20, 2019. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)
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Hearings have been set for those who were seen in a leaked video laughing at lewd comments made by former labor union leader Bechara Asmar involving late former Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Mar Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir. A judicial source told The Daily Star that Beirut Investigative Judge George Rizk had set hearings for those who laughed at the joke, which led to Asmar's resignation as head of the General Confederation of Lebanese Workers.Rizk interrogated Asmar for over an hour Tuesday.
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