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The King of Jordan pardons those convicted of “prolonging the tongue” against him

Starting tomorrow, the courts will study all cases

Today, Saturday, Jordan’s King Abdullah II ordered his country’s government to proceed with the procedures for granting a special amnesty to those convicted of all cases related to “blowing the tongue” against the king, according to a statement issued by the royal court.

The statement stated that “King Abdullah II directed the government to study all cases related to prolonging the tongue, in contravention of the provisions of Article 195 of the Penal Code, in which peremptory rulings were issued, and to follow the procedures for granting a special pardon to those convicted in these cases,” according to “France 24”.

For his part, a judicial source indicated that the courts will work, starting tomorrow, to study all cases and peremptory decisions issued by the courts of appeal, related to the accusation of prolonging the tongue; In order to implement the royal directives in this matter.

Article 195 of the Penal Code stipulates a penalty, ranging from one year to three years in prison, for anyone convicted of verbally, in writing, or electronically speaking, in writing or electronically, against the king, or for sending a comic picture or drawing in any way that affects his dignity.

Article 38 of the Jordanian constitution states that “the king has the right to a special pardon and to reduce the penalty. As for general amnesty, it is decided by a special law.”

The King of Jordan pardons those convicted of “prolonging the tongue” against him

Today, Saturday, Jordan’s King Abdullah II ordered his country’s government to proceed with the procedures for granting a special amnesty to those convicted of all cases related to “blowing the tongue” against the king, according to a statement issued by the royal court.

The statement stated that “King Abdullah II directed the government to study all cases related to prolonging the tongue, in contravention of the provisions of Article 195 of the Penal Code, in which peremptory rulings were issued, and to follow the procedures for granting a special pardon to those convicted in these cases,” according to “France 24”.

For his part, a judicial source indicated that the courts will work, starting tomorrow, to study all cases and peremptory decisions issued by the courts of appeal, related to the accusation of prolonging the tongue; In order to implement the royal directives in this matter.

Article 195 of the Penal Code stipulates a penalty, ranging from one year to three years in prison, for anyone convicted of verbally, in writing, or electronically speaking, in writing or electronically, against the king, or for sending a comic picture or drawing in any way that affects his dignity.

Article 38 of the Jordanian constitution states that “the king has the right to a special pardon and to reduce the penalty. As for general amnesty, it is decided by a special law.”

Starting tomorrow, the courts will study all cases

Today, Saturday, Jordan’s King Abdullah II ordered his country’s government to proceed with the procedures for granting a special amnesty to those convicted of all cases related to “blowing the tongue” against the king, according to a statement issued by the royal court.

The statement stated that “King Abdullah II directed the government to study all cases related to prolonging the tongue, in contravention of the provisions of Article 195 of the Penal Code, in which peremptory rulings were issued, and to follow the procedures for granting a special pardon to those convicted in these cases,” according to “France 24”.

For his part, a judicial source indicated that the courts will work, starting tomorrow, to study all cases and peremptory decisions issued by the courts of appeal, related to the accusation of prolonging the tongue; In order to implement the royal directives in this matter.

Article 195 of the Penal Code stipulates a penalty, ranging from one year to three years in prison, for anyone convicted of verbally, in writing, or electronically speaking, in writing or electronically, against the king, or for sending a comic picture or drawing in any way that affects his dignity.

Article 38 of the Jordanian constitution states that “the king has the right to a special pardon and to reduce the penalty. As for general amnesty, it is decided by a special law.”