Why on earth do we care about these barbarians?
"It was bad enough that the alleged rape took place in the sanctity of
a mosque and that the accused man was a mullah who invoked the familiar
defence that it had been consensual sex."
"But the victim was only 10 years old. And there was more: The
authorities said her family members openly planned to carry out an
honour killing in the case – against the young girl. The mullah offered
to marry his victim instead."
"This past week, the awful matter became even worse. On Tuesday, local
policemen removed the girl from the shelter that had given her refuge
and returned her to her family, despite complaints from women’s
activists that she was likely to be killed."
"The accused mullah, Mohammad Amin, was arrested and confessed to
having sex with the girl after Koran recitation classes at the mosque on
May 1, but he claimed that he thought the girl was older and that she
responded to his advances."
"The girl’s own testimony, and medical evidence, supported a rape so
violent that it caused a fistula, or a break in the wall between the
vagina and rectum, according to the police and the official bill of
indictment. She bled so profusely after the attack that she was at one
point in danger of losing her life because of a delay in getting medical