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Palestinian jailed for Facebook like

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/30/2013 @ 9:32 pm In World | No Comments

(The Commentator) The Jerusalem Post reports that a Palestinian man who clicked “Like” on a Facebook status criticising a Palestinian Authority (PA) official has been sentenced to six months in prison.

Anas Ismail, 29, of Salfit, near Nablus, was found guilty of “libel and slander.”

Ismail is the second Palestinian to be imprisoned for Facebook activities in the past few days.

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