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Is Newsweek Trying to Kill Rifqa Bary?
The American Thinker ^ | Pamela Geller

Posted on 09/13/2009 5:10:40 AM PDT by Scanian

Rifqa Bary, the teenage girl who converted to Christianity from Islam and then fled for her life after her father threatened to kill her, faces daunting obstacles in her quest to be free. As a high-profile apostate, she is Islamists' highest value target right now. And on top of that, she faces a Leftist media that is complicit with those who want to see her dead or institutionalized. Witness the outrageous treatment that Newsweek gave to her story in its September 9 issue, and especially to Jamal Jivanjee, Rifqa's friend and confidante.

Newsweek reporter Arian Campo-Flores, said Jivanjee, asked him for an interview "about my connection to Rifqa Bary, as well as other questions regarding her situation." But when Jivanjee saw the Newsweek article published, he told me in a detailed interview about the newsmagazine's unfair coverage that he was "very disappointed at the clear bias that was demonstrated in the article," and that he found many aspects of the piece "troubling."

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: christianity; christians; conversion; exmuslims; honorkillings; islam; newsweak; rifqabary

1 posted on 09/13/2009 5:10:40 AM PDT by Scanian
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To: Scanian

The thing you have to understand about Rifqa’s case is this -— the family is not going to attempt to kill her ( if they mean it ) while she is physically in the USA. They know its a crime to do that.

As a minor, and a non-US citizen, they can still take her against her will back to their own country and then apply Islamic law on her for her conversion.

The above facts are not presented in the Newsweek article.


2 posted on 09/13/2009 5:18:05 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: Scanian

I would not be sad if Newsweek went away.


3 posted on 09/13/2009 5:21:03 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (\/\/|-|3R3 15 7|-|3 b1R7|-| (3R71Ph1(473?)
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To: Scanian


4 posted on 09/13/2009 5:22:03 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Apply some sharia law to Newsweek?


5 posted on 09/13/2009 5:22:18 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (There is no "O" in Transparency.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Honaor killings happen in Western countries all the time. I’ve heard of hitmen doing the job.

Since this bunch attends a jihadist mosque, who knows what they could pull off?


6 posted on 09/13/2009 5:33:29 AM PDT by Scanian
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