An Egyptian court has sentenced a Christian man to six years in prison on charges of showing contempt for religion and insulting the Prophet Mohammed, reported the semi-official newspaper Al-Ahram on Thursday.
The court, in the southern Egyptian province of Assiut, said that Makram Diab, a school employee, had made offensive remarks against Islam's prophet, according to the report.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Egyptian Christian sentenced for contempt of Islam
Makram Diab, an Egyptian Christian, was sentenced to six years in prison after being found guilty of a charge of contempt of Islam: