Agence France-PresseApril 25, 2013 07:16
Tunisia's Court of Cassation was on Thursday reviewing the jail terms of two young men for posting cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed on the Internet, a case that has angered the secular opposition.
"I am at the court, the hearing is about to begin. After the hearing, I will make known the progress of the case," defence lawyer Ahmed Mselmi told AFP.
Jabbeur Mejri and his co-defendant Ghazi Beji, who fled abroad, were sentenced in a closed hearing in March 2012 to seven and half years in jail for "publishing works likely to disturb public order" and "offence to public decency."