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  Nissan 24, 5772 , 16/04/12

Jordan's King Abdullah Pardons Those who Insulted Him

King Abdullah II of Jordan granted clemency, Sunday to 20 occupation activists who had been arrested and charged with insulting him, according to official sources in the Hashemite Kingdom.

The activists were released after opposition groups complained that the charges constituted violation of free speech.

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