"The convictions follow a month-long trial, held mostly behind closed doors, in the capital, Amman. Bassem Awadallah, a Jordanian national who also holds Saudi and US citizenship, and Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, a member of the royal family, were found guilty of sedition after being accused of acting as proxies for the king’s half-brother, Prince Hamzah, who officials claim had conspired to unseat Abdullah.
State prosecutors and intelligence officials had accused the two men of attempting to rally tribal leaders behind Hamzah, who was removed from the line of succession to the throne by Abdullah in 2004.
Officials claimed both had used a series of events in Jordan in March to ramp up efforts to promote Hamzah. They characterised their alleged actions as incitement but said they fell short of being a coup."
"......Before the trial, Hamzah had reached an accommodation with the royal court and was not charged. However, he remains under a form of house arrest."
The details that have come out weren't released to the public at the time. We just read that Hamzah was accused of plotting against the King and no further details were given. I'm sure Queen Noor is angry and upset over her son's treatment.
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