Posts Tagged ‘jail term’

Kuwaiti tweeter jailed 6 months for insulting Shias

June 4th, 2012 Comments off

AFP/Tribune, Kuwaiti tweeter jailed 6 months for insulting Shias, 31 May 2012 "Kuwait’s court of appeals Thursday reduced a seven-year jail term of a Sunni tweeter to a six-month imprisonment for allegedly insulting the faith of the Shia minority, his lawyer said."
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If he were Asian, his head would be rolling on the road in Riyadh by now

January 14th, 2012 Comments off
An Australian man has been released from a Saudi prison after his jail term for blasphemy was commuted and his punishment reduced to 75 lashes, his family and the government said Thursday.” (thanks Basim)

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Egypt commutes militant's death sentence to jail term

December 23rd, 2010 Comments off

CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian militant leader condemned to death for killing officials and organising attacks on tourists in the 1990s has had his sentence reduced to a life prison term, a court ruled
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Iran reduces U.S. scholar’s sentence

February 10th, 2010 Comments off

Court reduces Tajbakhsh’s jail term to five years from 15 years imposed for role in post election unrest.
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