Shiite Cleric Receives One-Year Jail Term over Charge of Defaming the Caliphs

2019-07-10 - 3:43 م

Bahrain Mirror: The Fourth Minor Criminal Court sentenced a Shiite cleric to one year in jail over "defaming" the Caliphs and the companions of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).

The Public Prosecution said that the defendant delivered a sermon "in a house of worship, in which he defamed the Caliphs and the companions of the Prophet (PBUH) in front of a large crowd of people" without giving further details.

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