25 May 2014

I renounced Islam, so my family think I should die

If Amal Farah were not living in Britain, she believes she might well be dead.

For the 33-year-old financial manager had carried out an act so heinous, her family felt she deserved to die.

Her crime? She had renounced her Islamic faith – “and within my community, that’s a capital offence,” she said. “They believe you deserve to die.”

Mrs Farah, who was born in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, but now lives in Britain, has never told her story before.

[A COMMENT] Apparently the largest mosque in Bristol has banned it's followers from displaying , touching or supporting the English flag , fearing some of it's younger members might get too enthusiastic in supporting the English team during the World Cup. They have called the flag of St.George the crusader flag and the flag of the enemies of Islam.

This in the heart of a major Western Christian democracy that they chose to come to. Does anyone really believe that there will EVER be an acceptance of our culture , customs and laws by Muslims? Time to think about reclaiming the security of our streets and communities before this cancer grows too large to confront. [The Telegraph] Read more