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Suspended jail sentences for 11 in French teen online abuse case

A Paris court on Wednesday handed down suspended prison sentences of between four and six months to 11 out of 13 people who stood trial last month for online harassment and death threats against a teenage girl, known publicly only by her first name, Mila, after she posted an anti-Islam rant on her Instagram account.

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Landmark trial in France over threats against teen critic of Islam

Thirteen young people of various backgrounds and religions from around France face potential prison time for charges including online harassment, online death threats and online rape threats against teenager called Mila. 

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.

Macron steps into row over girl's anti-Islam rant on social media

French President Emmanuel Macron said blasphemy was a right protected by law in France in an interview about the case of a 16-year-old girl who received death threats and was forced into hiding after filming an anti-Islam diatribe on her Instagram account prompted by insults she received when she announced her homosexuality.