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Teacher Sentenced For Naming Teddy Bear After Muslim Prophet

She was sentence to 15 days in prison and deportation to Britain for letting her pupils name a teddy bear "Muhammad."
   The lawyer for Gilliam Gibbons says his client was convicted of insulting Islam, rather than the more serious charge of inciting religious hatred.
   Conviction on that charge could have brought 40 lashes and six months in prison.
    Religious conservatives in Sudan were outraged by the naming of the teddy bear, and defense lawyers reported receiving death threats.
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