Abbas pardons Palestinian reporter jailed for insulting him

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 30, 2013 09:54

Palestinian police on Friday released the journalist Mamdouh Hamamreh pardoned by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after he was sentenced to one year for posting on Facebook an "insulting" image of the president, Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported on Saturday.

Reporters Without Borders was "relieved" on Friday that Abbas pardoned the journalist.


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