Russian court fines underage Islamized girl for extremism over Internet post
MOSCOW, January 16 (RAPSI) – A court in Essentuki town, Southern Russia, has fined an underage girl converted in Islam 50 thousand rubles (about $850) for Internet messages calling for sectarian discord, RIA Novosti reported Monday.
The judge found the girl guilty of a crime the Russian Criminal Code formulates as incitement of hatred or enmity.
The criminal case materials say that the schoolgirl, who converted to Islam, failing to clearly understand its articles of faith and encouraged by a video record implicitly calling for armed fight for Islamic beliefs has commented on this record on Internet.
The messages the girl posted, according to the court, approved of these calls, whereas the defendant personally called for sectarian discord, the report says.
The girl pleaded guilty and repented in the courtroom.