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Prosecution over play a further tragedy for Greece

Headline Title:  Prosecution over play a further tragedy for Greece 16 November 2012 The people behind a play called Corpus Christi are reportedly facing prosecution in Greece for blasphemy prompting Amnesty International to call on the Greek authorities to ensure freedom of expression is being protected by dropping all charges against them. A lawsuit is understood to have been submitted by the Orthodox Bishop of Piraeus Serafeim who claims that the play contains blasphemous messages, interpreted to include insinuations of homosexuality for figures revered by Christians. "This is an…

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