(TheBlaze/AP) — A Cairo court on Wednesday convicted a Coptic Christian blogger who shared an anti-Islam film on social networking sites, sentencing him to three years in prison for blasphemy and contempt of religion.
The case of Alber Saber is one of several seen by rights advocates as a campaign led by Egypt’s ultraconservative Islamists to curb free expression. Many of those targeted in the campaign are Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt’s population of 85 million.
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