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EGYPT: Facebook Post Leads to Imprisonment

An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian to three years in prison after he was found guilty of “insulting Islam in the first degree”. Abdo Adel Bebawy, 43, was accused in July of publishing a post on his Facebook page that insulted Islam. In

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Abraham Ben Moses

On 7 May, the Tangerang District Court in Indonesia sentenced Reverend Abraham Ben Moses to four years in prison and issued him a 50 million Rupiah fine (4,750 AUD) for religious defamation. If he cannot afford to pay the fine, “it can be replaced with

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