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Jordan - Journalist freed on bail after 21 days in custody, still faces prosecution

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is relieved at the release on bail yesterday of Jamal Al-Muhtaseb, who had been held in custody since 23 April charged with “inciting anti-government sentiment”. However the press freedom organization added: “We can only regret that his release after 21 days in custody remains conditional and the charges still stand. “In addition, we stress that the prosecution of a journalist before a military court is unlawful. Such a procedure is contrary to the Jordanian (...)

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