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Trial of Ibrahim Sharif on Charges of Insulting Sudanese President Adjourned until March 13 for Ruling

2019-02-22 - 9:16 p

Bahrain Mirror: The first minor criminal court adjourned trial of prominent dissident Ibrahim Sharif, over which he is accused of insulting Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, until March 13 for ruling.

The Public Prosecution received a notice stating that former Secretary-General of a dissolved society published tweets on social media outlets including abuse to the Sudanese President and state authorities.

Sharif denied the charge and said he published a tweet containing criticism to Sudanese President due to the incidents taking place in his country, stressing that he did not intend to insult or offend the Sudanese president.

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