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Affiche du roi Abdallah II de Jordanie dans une rue de la capitale Amman. © Khalil Mazraawi AFP Poster of King Abdallah II of Jordan in a street of the capital Amman.

Protests erupted in Jordan following the conviction, Wednesday, January 26 of a former member of 12 years in prison. Osama Al-Ajarmah was accused of having insulted the king and attempted to destabilize the Hashemite Kingdom during a demonstration last May.

with our correspondent in Amman, hermine the clesh

it would have only a few hours after the announcement of the conviction of Osama Al-Ajarmah to see on the social networks of the videos of riots in the city of Namur , southeast of Amman, from where is originating the former sentenced deputy. You can see protesters burning cars, block the roads or throw stones on the portraits of King Abdallah II.

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Anger has been coming up for several weeks, under a hashtag on behalf of the ex-deputy largely broadcast on Twitter. Its support denounces a parody of democracy, an arbitrary judgment and a political maneuver.

The former member is an influential opposition figure in Jordan and gives his name to one of the country's tribes. During his exclusion from Parliament last June, riots had already erupted in his city of origin, making four wounded among the security forces.

But despite everything, the diet maintains its version. Osama Al-Ajarmah would even represent a terrorist risk, according to the State Security Court. A qualification used several times by Jordanian justice to order severe sentences and muzzle political opposition.

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