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Old 02-02-2012, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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Egyptian film star gets three months in jail for insulting Islam

Another product of the "Arab Spring".
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CAIRO - The Arab world's most famous comic actor, Adel Imam, has received a three-month jail sentence for insulting Islam in films and plays, a court document showed on Thursday.

Imam, who has frequently poked fun at authorities and politicians of all colors during a 40-year career, has one month to appeal the sentence and will remain out of jail until the appeal process is concluded.

The sentence Wednesday evening came weeks after Islamists swept most seats in a parliamentary election. The case was brought by Asran Mansour, a lawyer with ties to Islamist groups, and had languished in court for months, judicial sources said.
In America, where comics can make fun of Christianity all day long they still don't have the guts to poke fun at Islam. Will they stand up for this guy's rights? Not likely. Islam is such a weak ideology that it can't handle anyone making fun of it and has to pronounce a death penalty on anyone trying to leave it.
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