Arrest Warrant Issued for Faisal al-Qassem

Al-Jazeera correspondent accused of incitement and vilification of the president

A Judge in Lattakia, Ali Darwish, has issued an arrest warrant for the Al-Jazeera presenter Faisal al-Qassem.


Qassem is accused of "reporting false news that can weaken the spirit of the nation, motivate sectarianism and vilify the president of the state".


The arrest warrant was delivered to a borders.


The regime has previously issued a resolution to appropriate al-Qassem's money and possessions.


Translated and edited by the Syrian Observer



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