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Egypt must release man on trial for criticizing religion

Headline Title:  Egypt must release man on trial for criticizing religion 16 October 2012 A man facing trial for publishing videos critical of religions should be immediately released by the Egyptian authorities and all charges against him dropped, Amnesty International said today.Alber Saber Ayad, an activist from the 2011 uprising, is charged with "defamation of religion". If convicted he could receive a six-year prison sentence and a fine of 500 Egyptian Pounds (US$82). His trial resumes on Wednesday before a Cairo misdemeanour court."Alber Saber Ayad is a prisoner of conscience,…

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