29 November 2012

Egypt: CCC Sentences Producers of Anti-Prophet Movie to Death

Cairo Criminal Court (CCC) sentenced to death seven Egyptian Copts and a US pastor tried in absentia over charges of producing a movie ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad of Islam.

The ruling will be final on January 29 after receiving a report from Mufti Ali Gomaa.

Moris Sadeq, Morqos Aziz, Fekri Abdel-Mesih, Nabil Adib, Eilli Bassili, Phibi Abdel-Mesih, Nader Farid Niqola, all Egyptians living in the US, are also accused of undermining national unity.

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