Arab Spring Update: Egyptian Arabic Booker Prize winner faces blasphemy charges

"The case was brought by the Islamic Research Institute (IRI) and 11 Coptic organisations, claiming Zeidan had scorned Christianity and mocked the doctrine of the trinity, which is at the core of Christian belief. The IRI also accused Zeidan of sparking sectarian strife and encouraging religious extremism."

Dumb move by the Copts, legitimizing the very law that will hang them.

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