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Saudi father jailed for beating daughter to death

Yara, 7, was abused after she told father she does not love him

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1 Jun 2016 | 10:50 am
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A court in the Saudi capital Riyadh has sentenced a father to eight years in jail and 700 lashes for beating his daughter Yara, seven, to death.

Yara died last year from the violence inflicted upon her a few hours before Eid Al Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice, one of the most auspicious occasions for celebrations by children in the Islamic world.

Read more at: www.gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saudi-arabia/saudi-father-jailed-for-beating-daughter-to-death-1.1838344 

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