Eight people, including several girls, were arrested on Friday on suspicion of blasphemy and drug possession in Mount Lebanon.I believe the penalty in Lebanon for blasphemy is a few years in jail. In Saudi Arabia, it's death. (h/t Dan)
The National News Agency said the suspects are devil worshippers and are self-harming.
Military Examining Magistrate Saqr Saqr is expected to charge the eight on Saturday, NNA said.
Lebanese law prohibits blasphemy and immoral conduct.
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