Qatar: Death Penalty, Firas Nassuh Salim Al-Majali

Qatar: Death Penalty, Firas Nassuh Salim Al-Majali

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Index Number: MDE 22/001/2002
Date Published: 28 October 2002
Categories: Middle East And North Africa, Qatar

Jordanian national Firas Nassuh Salim Al-Majali, a journalist with the Qatari Television network, was sentenced to death on 22 October. He was convicted and sentenced by the Criminal Court in the capital Doha on charges of spying for Jordanian intelligence. His lawyers have apparently lodged an appeal, which is expected to be heard at the beginning of November.


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