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Pakistani Jailed for 13 Years for Facebook Post

A Pakistani man has received a 13-year prison sentence for allegedly posting religiously offensive material on his Facebook page, according to lawyers in the case. Rizwan Haider, 25, was accused of publishing a post referring to the Prophet Muhammad. An anti-terrorism court Thursday convicted Haider of three charges, including promoting sectarian hatred, Aleem Chatta, deputy public prosecutor for Punjab province, said in an interview with VOA's Urdu service. Chatta said the case...

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