Malaysian jailed for more than 10 years for insulting Islam on social media

A Malaysian citizen was given more than 10 years in jail for insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad on social media, police said on Saturday, one of the country’s harshest such sentences in recent years.Issues related to race, religion and language are very sensitive topics in multiracial Malaysia.The person found guilty, known only as Facebook user “Ayea Yea”, was jailed for 10 years and 10 months after pleading guilty to ten charges of anti-religious activity and the misuse of…