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A man threatened to kill his cousin and harm her family after she decided to stop wearing the traditional Muslim headscarf, a court has heard.

Mohamed Al-Hakim, 29, allegedly phoned Alya Al-Safar to tell her she must die because of the 'shame' she had brought – leaving her too afraid to leave the house.

He had already branded her family 'bitches and whores' because of her decision, the court heard.


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