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  אב 13, 5768 , 14/08/08

Saudi Man Kills Daughter for Converting to Christianity

A Saudi Arabian who works with a committee promoting virtue recently killed his daughter for converting to Christianity, according to Zawya.com, a Middle East business website. He reportedly cut the tongue of the victim and then burned her to death after debating with her on religion.
Before the murder, she wrote on a blog under a nickname that is the same as a Jordanian "hip" queen. The website noted, "Saudi religious scholars have frequently warned against the dangers of Christian Internet websites and satellite TV channels which attract Muslim youngsters to change their religion." It concluded, "The Islamic prophet did decree, "Whoever leaves his religion, kill him."

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