Death penalty for murder of Jordanian writer

Death penalty for murder of Jordanian writer

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A court in Jordan has a man condemned to death for the murder of the Jordanian writer and journalist Nahed Hattar.

Hattar was in september killed when he was on his way to court to stand trial for contempt of God and islam. A month earlier he had on social media a cartoon spread.

On the drawing is a man with a beard, to see that in the sky, cigar smoking share your bed with women, and God asks him wine and cashew nuts. The Jordanian justice left Hattar at that time persist. Later he was awaiting trial on free feet.

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The condemned is a lead singer of a mosque, according to the state news agency Petra. The judges considered him guilty.

The caricature was in the islamic Jordan as insulting to the religion experienced. The author said that the drawing had spread to the spot to float with terrorists and their idea of heaven.

Nahed Hattar shot

The Jordanian critical writer Nahed Hattar is on Sunday for the court in Amman shot.

The 56-year-old Hattar was by three bullets hit. A large puddle of blood is on the street.

There is research being done at the place where the writer was shot.

The steps of the court are deposited with politielint.

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