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HRW calls on Egypt to revoke ‘blasphemy’ article in penal code, condemns sentencing minors

The international rights observer Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on the Egyptian government Monday to quash prison sentences handed to four minors over ‘religious contempt’ charges and to “revoke the penal code article that authorities use to prosecute blasphemy”. The minors were charged with “mocking Islamic prayer rituals” and publishing a video “which disrupts public …

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