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Military Tribunal Sentences Journalist for Criticizing Lebanese Security Agency

Expand An activist holds a computer keyboard and makeshift handcuffs in downtown Beirut on July 24, 2018, during a protest against the recent wave of interrogations by Lebanese security forces of people making political comments online.    © 2018 Getty Images The sentencing of Lebanese TV correspondent Adam Chamseddine to three months in jail for “insulting” a security agency in a Facebook post is the latest escalation in the crackdown on speech criticizing public officials and state institutions. The prison sentence, the second issued to a journalist in absentia by a military court and one…

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