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Amina Filali
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Birth: 1996, Morocco
Death: Mar. 10, 2012
Rabat, Morocco

Amina swallowed rat poison on Saturday to protest her marriage to the man who raped her a year earlier.

Article 475 of the Moroccan penal code allows for the "kidnapper" of a minor to marry his victim to escape prosecution, and it has been used to justify a traditional practice of making a rapist marry his victim to preserve the honor of the woman's family. 
Created by: Spirit Baker
Record added: Mar 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86770863

Amina, it is a privilege to leave the first extensive tribute to you. So sad when someone your age and potential leaves us before her time, especially as the direct result of a brutal assault by someone less worthy than you. Step gently you who wander her...(Read more)
- Dr. William McDonald
 Added: Mar. 14, 2013

- Mona Cote
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012
May you find peace now.
- Chrissy
 Added: Mar. 14, 2012
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