Interior Ministry: persons detained for raising slogans violating laws

Amman, Sept. 8 (Petra) — An official source at the Interior Ministry announced that a number of individuals were detained for raising slogans and chanting words that violate Jordanian norms and ethics as well as violating the law.

In a statement to Jordan News Agency (Petra) on Saturday evening, the source said that the detainees will be referred to justice to be held accountable in accordance with the provisions of law.

The ministry reiterates its respect for peaceful demonstration by citizen and political powers, the source added.

(petra.gov.jo / 08.09.2012)

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