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Christians Convicted of 'Blasphemy' in Egypt for 'Liking' Facebook Page

June 26, 2014

ISTANBUL, Turkey – A young Christian man in Upper Egypt accused of blaspheming Islam for "liking" a Facebook page was sentenced Tuesday (June 24) to six years in prison, shocking the Coptic community and other Facebook users.

 



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