|Birth: ||1996, Morocco|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2012|
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
Added: Oct. 9, 2012
May you find peace now.|
Added: Mar. 14, 2012
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