Hindu jailed in Bangladesh for insulting Islam's Prophet Mohammed

AHinduhas been jailed for seven years in Muslim-majorityBangladeshfor insulting theProphet MohammedonFacebook, a prosecutor said on Thursday.Although Bangladesh is officially secular, criticism of Islam is taboo in the conservative nation of 168 million people and violent protests have previously erupted over social media posts deemed blasphemous.Jibon Krishna Roy, a security guard, was found guilty late Wednesday of posting “obscene, derogatory and objectionable comments on Prophet Mohammed”, prosecutor Nazrul Islam Shahim said.The offence falls under the country’s controversial internet laws…

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