Defendants

First Name
Ali
Last Name
Barakat
Nationality
Lebanese
Gender
Male

Case Information

Year:
2018
Description of the Case:
Barakat posted a tweet allegedly insulting former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri. It reads: "What do you think of naming of the Mohammed al-Amin Mosque, where Rafic Hariri is buried, the Mustafa Badr al-Din mosque?" Barkat was accused of stirring sectarian strife under article 317 of the penal code.
Status:
Open

Expression of Opinion

Accused of:
sectarian strife
Charged Under (law, article):
Articles 317 and 474 from penal code
Platform:
Twitter
Complaint by:
Future Movement party

Investigation and Detention

Sentenced:
In the process
Sentence:
N/A
In Absentia:
N/A
Detained:
No
Numbers of days detained:
N/A
Requested to sign a pledge:
N/A
Asked to delete content:
N/A
Contacted by the police Station:
N/A

Timeline

Date of the post:
2018-09-18
Date of contact from Cybercrime Bureau:
N/A
Date of investigation:
N/A
Date of the detainment:
N/A
Time of the detainment:
N/A
Date of hearing:
2019-07-08
Date of 2nd hearing:
N/A
Date of release:
N/A
Date of ruling:
N/A

Court/police station information

Court/police station name:
N/A
Judge Title:
The single criminal judge
Judge Name:
Hussien Hussieny
Location:
Nabtieh

Content in Question

Label
Post picture