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Egyptian girl shoots herself after refusing to wear hijab and being brutalized by her family

Egyptian girl shoots herself after refusing to wear hijab and being brutalized by her family

Country: 
Egypt
News Date: 
17/07/2013
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

“Egyptian girl shoots herself to death after refusing to wear hijab,” from , July 17 (thanks to Filip):

A 15-year old Egyptian girl who rejected her family”s pressures to wear the Islamic headscarf, known as the hijab, shot herself to death using her father’s hand gun, Egyptian reported.

The girl, identified only as Amira , was subjected to “violence” by her family after she removed her hijab.