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Women hold posters of victims as they protest in support of Amina Filali who committed suicide last week, in front ofthe Moroccan parliament in Rabat, Morocco, Saturday, March 17, 2012.
Wednesday, Apr. 04, 2012

Open quoteYou have to put Amina's case in the context that there is a lot of concern about the status of women in Morocco at the moment, and for good reason.Close quote

  • a journalist on a Casablanca website, commenting on the death of 16-year-old Amina Filali. Filali killed herself after a court ordered her to marry a man who allegedly raped her.
Photo: Abdeljalil Bounhar / AP | Source: The Guardian