Arrested cartoonist Emad Hajjaj referred to State Security Court

Jordan

Published: 2020-08-27 16:51

Last Updated: 2020-08-27 17:09


Arrested cartoonist Emad Hajjaj referred to State Security Court
Arrested cartoonist Emad Hajjaj referred to State Security Court

Cartoonist Emad Hajjaj has been referred to the State Security Court after his arrest for publishing an offensive cartoon which insulted an Arab country.

He has been charged with carrying out acts and writings that negatively impact relations between Jordan and the country depicted in the cartoon.

Hajjaj was arrested under the Cybercrime Law, said the CEO of the Center for Freedom and Protection of Journalists, Nidal Mansour.