Riyadh Criminal Court reverses verdict against journalist in defamation case

Riyadh Criminal Court reverses verdict against journalist

Riyadh Criminal Court reversed its earlier verdict convicting a journalist for defaming and insulting the Ministry of Health. And subsequently the Appeals Court in Riyadh upheld the criminal court’s decision. The court earlier convicted the journalist and slapped him a fine of SR5,000. Besides, ordering the authorities to confiscate his mobile phone and suspend his...

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