Six years in Egyptian prison for posting “blasphemous” pix on Facebook

Christian man is sentenced to six years in Egyptian prison for posting ‘blasphemous’ pictures to his Facebook page

  • Kerolos Ghattas arrested earlier this month for posting images which were deemed to be insulting to Islam on to his Facebook page
  • The arrest sparked fears of sectarian conflict in his village
  • He has now been sentenced to six years in prison following conviction



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