Love Thy Neighbour: December 2007 Archives

December 16, 2007

Be careful who you tell

United States: A teenager who wrote to the Church of Satan expressing his desire to kill his grandparents in the name of Satan probably didn't expect the reaction he got—the Satanists reported it to the authorities.

According to police, Culver wrote he had access to an arsenal of weapons and wanted to kill in the name of our unholy lord Satan.

Culver sent the message Wednesday to Peter Gilmore, the high priest of the New York City-based Church of Satan, Sayers said. Gilmore alerted the FBI, which notified local police. Culver was taken out of class Thursday and questioned by police, Sayers said.

Teen Held After Threat Sent to SatanistsAssociated Press, 16th December 2007.

December 11, 2007

Religious family suspected of murdering daughter over hijab

Canada: A 16-year-old girl has been murdered, allegedly because she refused to wear the hijab. The main suspect is the girl's father.

Peel Regional Police arrested a 57-year-old man yesterday morning after receiving a 911 call from a suburban home in Mississauga from a man saying he had killed his daughter. When police and paramedics arrived at the house they found a 16-year-old lying on the floor without any vital signs, police said.

Aqsa Parvez had been choked. Male members of her family had threatened her with violence in the past.

Friends of the teenager, a Grade 11 student at nearby Applewood Heights high school, identified her as Aqsa Parvez and said they were shocked by the attack on the outgoing, likeable girl, but said she had been threatened by her strictly religious family before.

She got threatened by her father and her brother, said Dominiquia Holmes-Thompson, who had known Aqsa since they both started high school together. He said that if she leaves, he would kill her.

Teen girl in critical condition after alleged dispute over hijabNational Post, 11th December 2007; Girl has died, Peel police confirmNational Post, 11th December 2007.

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