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Lebanon man sentenced for insulting president on Twitter

Published: 02.12.14, 18:41 / Israel News

A Lebanese web developer has been sentenced to two months in prison for insulting President Michel Suleiman on Twitter, a judicial source told AFP. "Jean Assy was sentenced to two months in jail for defaming and insulting the president via Twitter," the source said.

 

"The court decision can be appealed within 10 days." The case is thought to be the first time a Lebanese citizen has been sentenced for views expressed on a social network. (AFP)

 

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