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”.
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