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‘Quarantine her!’ Top Tunisian Islamist says topless girl needs stoning
by gammie
March 25, 2013 at 9:45 AM


19 year old Amina poses topless and then posts her photo's on Facebook. 


Al Arabiya -

A Tunisian Salafi preacher has called for a 19-year old girl who posted her topless pictures on Facebook to be “quarantined” and stoned to death before she starts “an epidemic.”

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Tunisian newspaper AssabahNews quoted Salafi preacher Alami Adel, who heads the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, saying: “According to God’s law, she deserves 80 to 100 lashes, but what she committed is worth much more than that. She deserves to be stoned to death and she must be quarantined because what she did is an epidemic.”

“She is like someone suffering from a serious and contagious illness and she must be secluded and treated,” he added.

The young Amina, who is part of a feminist movement and group called FEMEN can be seen smoking a cigarette topless with Arabic words written across her chest in black that reads in English “My body belongs to me.”

FEMEN is a Ukrainian based feminist group that gathers women together in Europe in topless protests in support of women’s rights.

Amina has been delivered by her parents to a psychiatric hospital in Tunis, according to reports received by FEMEN leader Inna Shevchenko in Paris and reported by the U.S. based magazine the Atlantic.

Tunisian media said that if Amina committed the offence in Tunisia, she could be punished by up to two years in prison and be given a fine between $60 and $600.

A petition and an international day of action on April 4 to highlight the threats against Amina have been organized by activists.

More than 10,000 people have signed the petition that called for those who threatened Amina’s life to be prosecuted.

On Thursday reports FEMEN’s Facebook account was hacked emerged. The page had reportedly been infiltrated with videos and pictures on the site being replaced by verses from the Koran.

“Thanks to God we have hacked this immoral page and the best is yet to come,” read one message signed by “al-Angour,” an apparent hacker.

FEMEN has released a statement condemning “barbarian threats of the Islamists about the necessity of reprisals against the Tunisian activist Amina.”

“We are afraid for her life and we call on women to fight for their freedom against religious atrocities” it added.

Last month, FEMEN brought together Iranian women in Sweden, who took to the streets of Stockholm demonstrating against the Hijab (Islamic headscarf).

Replies

  • gammie
    by gammie
    March 25, 2013 at 9:46 AM

      I agree with her:

    “My body belongs to me.”

  • NWP
    by NWP
    March 25, 2013 at 9:52 AM

    The world is still a dangerous place to be born female.

  • SEEKEROFSHELLS
    March 25, 2013 at 10:12 AM

      I don't get why they are protesting topless.

  • mehamil1
    March 25, 2013 at 10:14 AM

    The amount of reckless courage that took, I really hope she survives this. 

  • Donna6503
    March 25, 2013 at 10:19 AM

    Indeed


    Quoting mehamil1:

    The amount of reckless courage that took, I really hope she survives this. 



  • parentalrights1
    March 25, 2013 at 10:27 AM
    This country is just a stoning away from being just like them.

  • survivorinohio
    March 25, 2013 at 10:28 AM


    Quoting mehamil1:

    The amount of reckless courage that took, I really hope she survives this. 

    That is pretty much what I wrote and somehow lost.  I really hope she survives.  Very crazy brave.

  • 12hellokitty
    March 25, 2013 at 10:37 AM



    Quoting parentalrights1:

    This country is just a stoning away from being just like them.


    Really?  

  • 12hellokitty
    March 25, 2013 at 10:47 AM

    Wonder if FEMEN will stage a topless protest in Tunisia or attack Islam with the same courage they attack Catholicism?  


    Perhaps they could make a meme with topless women stoning Muhammad?  

  • Donna6503
    March 25, 2013 at 11:58 AM

    Boobs... I guess this girl needs to read the "boobs" post in this group before going on facebook


    Still, in all seriousness, I am praying for this girl ... She needs it more then ever right now

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