Archive | May 30, 2012


Teen’s sentence for defaming Islam upheld

ASSIUT, Egypt, May 30 (UPI) — A Christian teenager sentenced to three years in jail for defaming Islam has lost his appeal before an Egyptian court, the government said. An appeals court in the southern Egyptian city of Assiut upheld the prison sentence handed to 16-year-old Gamal Abdu Massoud, the Egypt Independent reported Wednesday. Massoud was […]

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