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Prominent Egyptian Comedian Convicted of ‘Defaming Islam’

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

A judge in Egypt sentenced Adel Imam, a famous Egyptian comedian, to three months in jail for “defaming Islam.”

Imam was convicted in absentia, as his whereabouts are unknown. The state-run internet news organ Ahram reported that his conviction was based on his roles in a 1998 play and 2007 movie.

 

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/prominent-egyptian-comedian-convicted-of-defaming-islam/2012/02/02/

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