Al-Jadeed TV correspondent Adam Chamseddine, Sept. 26, 2018. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Al-Jadeed TV correspondent Adam Chamseddine Thursday was sentenced in absentia to three months in prison by the Military Tribunal for criticizing State Security in a Facebook post.Chamseddine told The Daily Star he did not appear in court because he had not personally received legal notice from the Military Tribunal.The Facebook post in question, titled, "State Security and the AIDS Scandal," criticized the security agency for allegedly arresting a man because he had AIDS and disclosing the suspect's name in an official statement.According to Chamseddine's post, State Security advised clients of the tattoo parlor to get checked for AIDS, and details of the investigation were leaked before the detainee had a chance to see a lawyer.
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