Moroccan gets 6 month jail term for raising Israeli flag

March 3, 2012 06:33


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A Moroccan man was sentenced on Friday to six months in jail for raising an Israeli flag over his home, pan-Arab Al Arabiya news channel reported. The 42-year-old, Mohammed Jadidi, was attempting to draw the attention of local authorities after his house was disconnected from the electricity and water grids.

Jadidi was charged with "sacrilege" and "undermining the national flag," according to the report.

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