Coptic Christian Gets 4 years in Prison For Cartoon of Mohamed

The Egyptian court of Tama in Sohag sentenced Coptic teacher, Bishoy Camille,  to 4 years in prison, and a fine of 10 thousand pounds on Thursday. He was charged with contempt of religion while the court acquitted him of the charge of insulting the isolated ex-president Mohamed Morsi.

The general prosecutor was accusing Bishoy Camille, resident of Tama, with insulting the Islamic religion through his drawing of a cartoon of the prophet Mohamed on Facebook and prompted clashes between the Muslims and Copts in Egypt. Also, the general prosecutor accused him of insulting the ex-president Mohamed Morsi by publishing inappropriate picture of him on the social media website, Facebook. 

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