Adel Imam, Egyptian actor and comic, given contrary court rulings

Egyptian court upholds actor Adel Imam’s sentence – bbc.com

A court in Egypt has upheld the three-month prison sentence given to leading comic actor Adel Imam for insulting Islam in his films and plays. Imam was also fined $170 (£105) by the court in the

Egypt actor to appeal jail term for defaming Islam | …

Apr 25, 2012 · The Arab world’s most famous comic actor, Adel Imam, will appeal a decision by an Egyptian court to sentence him to three months in jail for insulting Islam in his films and plays, his lawyer told

Adel Imam, Egypt Film Star, Sentenced For Insulting Islam

Feb 02, 2012 · CAIRO, Feb 2 (Reuters) – The Arab world’s most famous comic actor, Adel Imam, has received a three-month jail sentence for insulting Islam in films and plays, a court document showed on Thursday

Egyptian court upholds comic actor’s prison sentence

A court in Egypt has upheld the three-month prison sentence given to leading comic actor Adel Imam for insulting Islam in his films and plays, reported BBC News on 25 April 2012. 71-year-old actor Adel Imam was also fined 170 US dollars by the court in the capital, Cairo. The case brought against Adel Imam …

Adel Emam – Wikipedia

Adel Imam (sometimes credited as: Adel Emam), (المنصورة), is an Egyptian movie and stage actor. He is primarily a comedian, but he has starred in more serious works and, especially in his earlier films, has Emam won his appeal when a Cairo misdemeanours court cleared him of defaming Islam in his films.

Occupation: Actor, Comedian

Egyptian Film Star Sentenced For Insulting Islam

Egypt’s most famous comic actor, Adel Imam, has been sentenced to three months in jail for insulting Islam in roles he played on stage and screen. Imam has frequently poked fun at authorities and

Egyptian Actor Guilty of Insulting Islam in Films – The

Apr 25, 2012 · A court’s ruling against Adel Imam, Egypt’s most popular comic actor, alarmed those already anxious about the growing power of Islamists.

Unimaginable crime of principle – Maryam Namazie

Do you remember the ten cases I highlighted to mark the 14 March International Day of Action to Defend Blasphemers and Apostates? One of them was that of the famous Egyptian comedian, Adel Imam. Well a court has upheld his conviction for ‘offending Islam’.. There’s much that I can say about this but I’ll let author Alaa al-Aswany do the …

Mixed Legal Outcome for Egyptian Comic Adel Imam

Apr 27, 2012 · Egyptian actor Adel Imam Credit Mohamed Omar/European Pressphoto Agency . The comedian, Adel Imam, 71, is something close to the Bob Hope of the Arab world, known for broad humor poking fun at

Adel Imam, Egypt’s favorite funnyman, dodges a bullet

Apr 26, 2012 · The Egyptian Adel Imam is the Arab world’s most beloved comic actor. Yet now in his 70s, at the end of a glittering career, he’s faced trial for ”insulting Islam” in a number of his film roles. He