I renounced Islam, so my family think I should die
Apostasy is not just something that scandalises people in far off lands.
If Amal Farah were not living in Britain, she believes she might well be dead.
For the 33-year-old financial manager had carried out an act so heinous, her family felt she deserved to die.
Her crime? She had renounced her Islamic faith – "and within my community, that's a capital offence," she said. "They believe you deserve to die."
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