07.02.2013 27.Schwat. 5773 Jom Kippur Katan
The PA sometimes uses a 50- year-old Jordanian law that bans “extending one’s tongue” against the monarch to suppress critics.
A man who criticized the Palestinian Authority leadership has been sentenced to one year in prison, Palestinian sources said Wednesday.
According to the sources, Anas Awwad, 26, a Palestinian from the village of Awarta, south of Nablus, was found guilty of “extending his tongue” against the PA leadership and “fomenting sedition and sectarian strife”….