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Monday, 14 March 2016 - 8:42
Egyptian minister given the axe for insulting Mohammed
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Egypt’s Justice Minister Ahmed al-Zind was sacked for his offensive remarks during a television interview on Friday.

He has said he will jail Islam’s Prophet Muhammad himself if the prophet broke the law, and followed immediately saying ‘God forgive me’.

Even though he apologized about the statement the following day, Prime Minister of Egypt fired him.

Mr Zind, a former appeals court judge, has been publicly critical of the Islamist movement which overthrew former leader Hosni Mubarak in 2011 and was removed from power itself by the army in mid-2013 and outlawed, foreign media reports.

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