Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Al Zaman newspaper threatened to be shut down

The Guardian reported on 16 August 2011 that Al Zaman newspaper, in Oman, is threatened to be shut down.

Ibrahim al -Maamari, the board president, Yousef al-Haj, the editor and Haron Saeed, the design chief are all facing prosecution on charges of insulting the justice minister.

Al-Haj triggered the charges when in an article he wrote on May 14, he alleged that there was corruption at the justice ministry.

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