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I needed some good news

hamzaHamza Kashgari, the young Saudi journalist whose tweets were deemed insulting to Mohammad, Islam’s prophet, has been released.

He faced the death penalty and was returned from Malaysia where he had fled to escape Saudi [in]justice.

I needed some good news today if only for a few seconds.

Only hours after confirming Kashgari’s release, a court in Jeddah sentenced Abu al-Khair to three months in prison for signing a statement calling for reforms…

(Via Maha Kamal)

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