Post Criticizing The President – Hassan Saad (2017)

On Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, the Lebanese Army Intelligence arrested a young man named Hassan Saad after summoning him for interrogation at the Mohammad Zgheib police station in Sidon over a Facebook status he posted on his personal account. He has been charged with contempt of the presidency in accordance with Article 384, which is punishable by up to two years in prison.

Censorship Information

Date Released 2017
Date Censored 2017
Official Censoring Entity Lebanon's Army Intelligence
Censoring Reason Politics
Action Taken Arrested