Christian Writer Shot To Death In Middle East While On Trial For Blasphemy Towards Muslims
Christian writer Nahid Hattar was shot to death Sunday outside a court building where he was on trial for blasphemy in majority-Muslim Jordan.
The individual that killed Hattar managed to hit the writer thrice before being taken into custody by the authorities, according to BBC News. Hattar had been dealing with legal troubles since his Aug. 15 arrest for blasphemy.
The professional scribbler landed behind bars after drawing a cartoon of a man with a beard lying in bed with two women while asking God to get him a drink. No sooner had the writer published his cartoon than social media had roundly condemned the Christian for allegedly being anti-Islamic. – READ MORE