Al-Wahdawi and Al-Thawri acquitted [Archives:2003/640/Local News]

June 9 2003

The Secretariat South-west court on Tuesday 3 June its sentence in the case filed by the Supreme Committee for Referendum and Elections against Al-Thawri paper editor-in-chief, the writer Mohammed Shamsan and Al-Wahdawi newspaper editor in chief its writers.
The court acquitted Al-Thawri and Al-Wahdawi newspapers from the charges of defamation and public insult. The sentence confirmed that the published articles in the two papers were criticism that did not contain any vilification or insult.