Christian writer shot dead in Jordan after insulting Islam

A gunman killed Sunday the prominent Christian Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside a court where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed to be offensive to Islam.
Mr Hattar died after being shot three times and the gunman was reportedly arrested. Witnesses said that the shooting took place in front of the court house in Amman, the Jordanian capital.
The 56-year-old writer was arrested in August after posting a cartoon mocking jihadists on his Facebook account.
 

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