Investigation launched over false news impacting National Vaccination Campaign

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AMMAN – The Public Prosecution has initiated an investigation into individuals who have disseminated false news against the National Vaccination Campaign. A criminal case has been registered with the Public Prosecution, relating to the dissemination of false news or information that targets public security and social peace. اضافة اعلان

The complaint summarizes the accused individuals' actions in sharing recordings on social media platforms and specific applications, all of which are related to spreading false news against the recently launched National Vaccination Campaign by the Ministry of Health, Ammon News reported. The case remains under investigation by the competent prosecutor.

Upon the enactment of the new law, the Judicial Council promptly designated a group of judges and public prosecutors across all courts and public prosecution offices to handle investigations and review cases of cybercrimes according to their respective jurisdictions. In total, 75 judges and public prosecutors were appointed for this purpose.

Dr. Feras Al-Hawari, the Minister of Health, stated that the government has referred two cases to the Cybercrime Unit due to the dissemination of false news against the National Vaccination Campaign launched by the Ministry of Health.

During a press conference addressing the National Vaccination Campaign, Hawari emphasized that the government is working closely with the public prosecutors to protect rights and pursue those responsible for spreading rumors and falsehoods. 

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