Bassem Awadallah's lawyer confirms defendant is 'doing well'

Jordan

Published: 2021-04-19 10:52

Last Updated: 2023-02-03 11:16


Bassem Awadallah's lawyer confirms defendant is 'doing well'
Bassem Awadallah's lawyer confirms defendant is 'doing well'

The former head of the State Security Court and the head of the defense committee formed for those who were detained in relation to the 'sedition' case, Muhammad al-Afif, said the former head of the Royal Hashemite Court (RHC) Bassem Awadallah agreed to his request to defend him in State Security Court.

Afif told Roya he met with Awadallah, who has been detained pending investigations regarding the case, on Thursday. He did not disclose Awadallah's current location but confirmed that he is well.

Wednesday, the State Security Court Prosecutor officially received the investigative case related to persons 'destabilizing' the security and stability of Jordan. A series of arrests were made in relation to the case involving Awadallah in addition to Al-Sharif Hassan Bin Zaid, along with 14 other individuals.


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