Algeria: Christian sentenced to five years in jail for “blaspheming” Islamic death cult

A Christian man charged with blasphemy has been sentenced to prison for five years after posting online about Jesus.

The man, who has not been identified, was arrested on July 31 and accused of blasphemy against Islam.

According to Middle East Concern, he had posted on social media “about the light of Jesus overcoming the lie of Islam and its Prophet”.

Despite not having a lawyer, the man was interrogated by a prosecutor on the day of his arrest and was given a hearing on Sunday, 7 August.