08.12.2011 12.Kislev. 5772
Father of 5 found guilty of blasphemy whilst in the country on pilgrimage to Mecca; Australian ambassador pleading for leniency.
An Australian man has been sentenced to 500 lashes and a year in prison in Saudi Arabia for breaking the country's strict blasphemy laws during a Haj pilgrimage last month.
Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs said it was very concerned about the well-being of the man, named in media reports as Mansor Almaribe, a 45-year-old father of five….