Thirteen stand trial for online abuse of French girl critical of Islam

Ten men and three women aged between 18 and 30 went on trial at a Paris court on Thursday accused of online harassment and, for eight of them, making death threats, in abuse that targeted a teenage girl who posted videos critical of Islam on Instagram and who has since been living in police protection.

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A French teenager has attended the first day of a trial against 13 people accused of sending abusive messages after she posted videos criticising Islam, reports BBC News.