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Egypt: Christian imprisoned for insulting Islam

June 25, 2014

An Egyptian Christian has been sentenced to six years in prison for a Facebook post that was deemed insulting to Islam.

The June 24 conviction of Kerolos Ghattas, 30, in Luxor took place one day after a Christian journalist was sentenced to six years in prison for his coverage of sectarian violence, according to a report from the Associated Press.


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