25 Feb '11, 12am

US man jailed for threatening the creators of South Park for portraying Prophet Muhammad in a bear suit

WASHINGTON - A US man was on Thursday sentenced to 25 years in prison on terror charges, including threatening the creators of the animated series South Park for portraying the Prophet Muhammad in a bear suit. Zachary Adam Chesser, 21, who grew up in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, had pleaded guilty in October to providing material support to a terror group and inciting violence against the South Park creators. 'Zachary Chesser will spend 25 years in prison for advocating the murder of US citizens for engaging in free speech about his religion,' said US Attorney Neil MacBride. 'His actions caused people throughout the country to fear speaking out - even in jest - to avoid being labeled as enemies who deserved to be killed.' In his plea, Chesser admitted encouraging violent jihadists to attack the writers of South Park, among other targets. He wrote on an extremist web...

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