Thursday, March 15, 2012

Today's Religion of "Peace" story

Moroccan girl commits suicide after being forced to marry her rapist

"Traumatized by the painful experience of rape, Amina decided to end her life by consuming rat poison in the house of her husband’s family, according to the Moroccan daily al-Massae.

According to the newspaper, this type of forced marriage is rooted in local rural traditions to safeguard the honor of girls who are raped. 

Moroccan penal code exempts a rapist from punishment if he agrees to marry his victim." 

(via Jessica Wood:!/jessicanwood)

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