Palestinian held for Facebook criticism of Islam (AP)

In this Nov. 10, 2010 photo, Palestinian boys look at websites on the Internet in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. A mysterious blogger who set off an uproar in the Arab world by claiming he was God and hurling insults at the Prophet Muhammad is now behind bars, caught in a sting that used Facebook to track him down. The case of the unlikely apostate, a shy barber from Qalqilya, is highlighting the limits of tolerance in the Western-backed Palestinian Authority — and illustrating a new trend by authorities in the Arab world to mine social media for evidence. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)AP – A mysterious blogger who set off an uproar in the Arab world by claiming he was God and hurling insults at the Prophet Muhammad is now behind bars — caught in a sting that used Facebook to track him down.

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