AP says: “Jim Zorn, an agency attorney, says Bary’s use of Facebook was one issue that led to the girl’s situation.” So now the Ohio court is officially accepting her father’s construction of events, that the Christians in Florida who took her in had “brainwashed” her — and apparently made her think that her father had threatened to kill her.
They are gambling with this girl’s life, and leaving her no safety net in case they turn out to be wrong.
“Rifqa Bary returns to Columbus,” by Meredith Heagney for the Columbus Dispatch, October 27:
Fathima Rifqa Bary is back in Columbus. The Florida Department of Children and Families said Franklin County Children Services took her into their custody just before noon.
An Ohio court today ordered that authorities monitor telephone and Internet use of Fatima Rifqa Bary, the 17-year-old religious runaway who left Columbus for Orlando over the summer.
At a dependency hearing today, both sides in the case agreed to continue the case until next month.
Her phone and Internet use will be monitored by Franklin County Children Services….