Egypt: Court sentences Terry Jones to death over burnt Koran

Death penalty also for 6 Copts in U.S. over anti-Mohammed film

28 November, 14:01

    (ANSAmed) - Cairo, November 28 - An Egyptian high court on Wednesday sentenced to death US pastor Terry Jones for burning copies of the Koran.

    The same court also demanded the death penalty for six Copts who live in the United States for producing the anti-Islam film Innocence of Muslims. The court asked for the authorization of the Grand Mufti, as established by Egypt's law.

    Another Egyptian Copt who emigrated to the US was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the film which sparked violent protests across the Arab world in September. (ANSAmed)
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