Dubai: British tourist may face year in jail for cursing in shopping mall

Posted on August 6, 2012 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourist Arrested, Tourist Warning

A British tourist is facing jail in Dubai for up to a year – for swearing and blasphemy.
Andrew Graham, 40, reportedly called the Islamic prophet Muhammad a ‘terrorist’ in a heated row with salesman in a Dubai shopping mall, a court heard yesterday. He faces spending a year in a Dubai jail if he is convicted of insulting Islam. The holidaymaker was browsing in Mall of the Emirates (pictured) when he got into an argument with Hassan Habeeb, a 21-year-old salesman from Pakistan. Read Article

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