Sharia Alert from…southern California. The Qur’an condones slavery, and we see from cases like this that Muslims who take that seriously can be found anywhere. From the BBC, with thanks to Nick:
An Egyptian former couple have pleaded guilty to enslaving a 10-year-old girl in their southern California home.
The girl, who was brought to the US from Egypt, was forced to work 16-hour days and was not allowed to leave the house during her 20-month ordeal.
Abdel Nasser Eid Youssef Ibrahim, 45, and his ex-wife, Amal Ahmed Ewis-abd Motelib, 43, agreed to plead guilty to four federal charges.
They face jail terms of three years when they are sentenced in October.
The girl, whose name was not released, was brought to the US by the couple in August 2000 when she was 10.
She was forced to clean their home, take care of their five children, prepare food and do the laundry, for no pay. She lived in squalor in the garage and was told that if she left the house in Irvine, southern California, she might be arrested….
“We did a mistake here in the United States of America because we didn’t respect the law,” she said through her translator. “At that time we were new here.”…