By the BBC
A blogger in Tunisia has been sentenced to six months in prison after sharing a satirical post about Covid-19 written in the form of a verse from the Koran.
Emna Charqui, 28, was arrested in May for sharing a message on Facebook urging people to follow hygiene rules in the style of Islam’s holy book.
Charqui said in a recent interview that she had no intention of provoking shock, but found the post amusing.
She was found guilty in a Tunis court of “inciting hatred between religions”.
She is not yet in custody as she intends to file an appeal.
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