Egypt

Seven Egyptian Christians Sentenced to Death For Innocence of Muslims

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Seven Egyptian Christians and a Florida-based pastor were sentenced to death Wednesday for their participation in the controversial anti-Islam video "Innocence of Muslims," Reuters reported.

"The seven accused persons were convicted of insulting the Islamic religion through participating in producing and offering a movie that insults Islam and its prophet," Judge Saif al-Nasr Soliman said.

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