Archive for the ‘honor killing’ Category

News regarding Rifqa Bary has been scant these days. For those who do not remember, Rifqa is the young woman who moved to Ohio with her Muslim family from Sri Lanka. When her parents discovered her conversion to Christianity, they allegedly threatened her, whereupon she sought shelter and protection in Florida. But since she was […]

A rally for Rifqa Bary took place as scheduled in Columbus, Ohio on Monday November 16, but the court hearing for Rifqa did not take place as scheduled. Instead, her next hearing has been postponed until December 22. No explanation has been given by the court system for the delay. In fact, no information of […]

Today is the scheduled hearing in Ohio for young Rifqa Bary to determine her final status: if she will be returned to her parents, allowed to remain with foster parents until she turns 18, or possibly another arrangement. If you have not been following her story, here is a quick recap. Four years ago, Rifqa […]