Saturday, March 31, 2012

Man Beats Daughter with a Broomstick for Not Reciting the Qur'an

In both the U.S. and the U.K., this man would have gotten a reduced sentence after explaining that his culture allows such beatings. Fortunately, the Italian court wasn't buying it.

(ANSA) - Rome, March 30 - The Italian Supreme Court on Friday upheld a sentence for abuse and aggravated assault by a Moroccan father against his 12-year-old daughter.

Defense lawyers maintained that the father, who allegedly beat his daughter with a broom handle for "corrective" purposes after she could not properly recite the Koran, did so because of "cultural" reasons and should be given a lighter sentence accordingly.

The judge dismissed the defense's argument, calling the treatment "violent and unjustifiable" whether from Italian nationals or foreigners. (Source)


Billy said...

Only after a week of my joining, we heard that some other Qaari Sahab of the same madrassa had beaten up a child so badly that his leg had been fractured.

The Naib Nazim had made him turn around, and had placed his hand inside the boy’s underpants. He was sexually abusing him. The boy could easily have been me.

In a desperate plea, I would like to send this message to all parents: Don’t ever, ever send your child to a madrassa. You will not only lose your child’s innocence but you might also lose your child to the numerous beatings at the hands of these ‘blessed’ men.

Witness said...

Sometimes I see the headlines for these stories and assume it is an article from The Onion because there is no way something so stupid could be true. Well, unforunately not.

simple_truth said...

Well, that should teach her to stay in line and march to Islamic orders.

It is good that the judge didn't make special considerations to the father. If special considerations can be given to him, then they can also be given to everyone else who violates a law. I just find it stupid when Islam is given special considerations. The people allowing this are about as stupid and foolish as it gets.

Nobody but everybody said...

Atleast somebody on the European mainland has the balls to say enough is enough !! No more religious chicanery and beating women folk just like that.

goethechosemercy said...

The Ummah-- a world of "special considerations" for "special people."

WhatsUpDoc said...

This is something new electric cords are the preferred method of disciplining a woman.

minoria said...

I think there are a million Muslims in Italy and 1 million in Spain.The Catholic Church should have debates in Italy about Islam,it could be shown on TV nationwide there.

But did you know Dante,the greatest Italian write,has Muhammad in hell in his poem "The Divine Comedy"?

Most do not know it,read:

"Dante,the Greatest Italian Writer,has Mosques,Muhammad and Ali in Hell in the Divine Comedy"

Kufar Dawg said...

'The Ummah-- a world of "special considerations" for "special people."' I'd like to propose an addendum to this cogent quote: at the expense of the people who aren't so special.