Saudi Man Gets 10 Years for Tweets

A Saudi man has received 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes as punishment for expressing his atheism on Twitter. Al-Watan online daily reported Saturday that police in charges of monitoring social networks found more than 600 tweets expressing anti-Islamic sentiments and, for example, ridiculing Quranic verses. The report said the 28-year-old admitted his atheism and refused to repent.