Friday, May 29, 2015

Indian in UAE jailed for 'blasphemous' FB status

DUBAI: A 41-year-old Indian national has been sentenced to one year in jail after which he will be deported from the UAE for posting a 'blasphemous' status on a social networking site.

The Dubai court of first instance convicted him of blasphemy for a Facebook status he posted last July after reading a news bulletin about the Iraq war, according to a media report.

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