Hanin Ghaddar (2018)

US-Lebanese citizen Hanin Ghaddar, outspoken critic of terror organization Hezbollah, sentenced in absentia to six months in prison for 2014 address in Washington. The court official said the ruling found Ghaddar, a US resident, guilty of “defaming the Lebanese army, harming its reputation and accusing it of distinguishing between Lebanese citizens. ”The court official said the ruling found Ghaddar, a US resident, guilty of “defaming the Lebanese army, harming its reputation and accusing it of distinguishing between Lebanese citizens.”

Censorship Information

Date Released 2018
Date Censored 2018
Official Censoring Entity Lebanese Military Court
Censoring Reason Politics
Action Taken Legal Action