Little criticism has surfaced in the Arab press of the recent Israel-Emirates accord, despite its extreme unpopularity, Jonathan Guyer (Egypt, 2015-2017) writes in The American Prospect. But one cartoon, depicting a bird dropping splashed across the face of an Emirati, did make it into print, ruffling feathers in Jordan. The cartoonist Emad Hajjaj has been arrested, charged with violating the counterterrorism law for mocking a “sisterly” country.


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