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Islamist militiamen in Syria's Hama province have publicly lashed a man for committing blasphemy when he cursed the electricity situation, pro-opposition websites said Tuesday.The accused, identified as Mutasim Dahrouj, was removing illegal connections to the electricity grid in the town of Latamneh, Hama, when he uttered a standard curse, which translates literally as "may the religion of electricity be damned" (yilaan din al-kahraba). The court ordered that he receive 80 lashes, have his head shaved and be imprisoned for three days.
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