Israeli authorities on Sunday charged an Israeli Christian father with murder for allegedly killing his teenage daughter because she was having a relationship with a Muslim man.
According to the charges, as reported in Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Sami Karra is accused of murdering his 17-year-old daughter Henriette after she left their home, in the central Israeli city of Ramle, because of the family’s opposition to her romance with a Muslim.
She died June 13, after being found with stab wounds to her neck in the kitchen of the family home. She had reportedly left home two weeks before she died, after the family threatened her safety if she didn’t end her relationship with the unnamed man.
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The newspaper reported that the man is in an Israeli prison, serving time, and that Henriette, who attended a Jewish school, planned to convert to Islam for him.
Once she had left …
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