International Latest

Jordan issues arrest warrant for writer who posted offensive Muslim cartoon on Facebook 

A warrant has been issued by Jordanian authorities for the arrest of writer Nahed Hattar for sharing a cartoon on Facebook deemed deeply offensive to Muslims.
Reports say Nahed Hattar refused to appear for questioning after he posted the cartoon on social media which is deemed offensive prompting authorities to issue a warrant for his arrest.
It is not known who produced the cartoon, which shows a fighter from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) sitting next to two women and asking God to bring him a drink.
Attempting to explain his motive for sharing the cartoon, Hattar said; “I did not mean to offend the believers. Instead, I was trying to expose how terrorist Daesh (the Arabic acronym for ISIL) militants and the Muslim brotherhood envision God and heaven”.
 
 
RipplesNigeria …without borders, without fears

Ripples Nigeria

We are an online newspaper, very passionate about Nigerian politics, business and their leaders. We dig deeper, without borders and without fears.
www.ripplesnigeria.com

Join the conversation

Opinions

About the author

Ripples Nigeria

We are an online newspaper, very passionate about Nigerian politics, business and their leaders. We dig deeper, without borders and without fears.
www.ripplesnigeria.com

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!