Writer Nahed Hattar was remanded in custody pending a police investigation on charges of “insulting religion”.
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- 25 September, 2016 Jordanian writer shot dead outside court before trial over cartoon By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - A gunman shot dead Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar on Sunday outside the court where he was to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion after sharing on social media a caricature seen as insulting Islam, witnesses and state media said. Hattar, […]
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