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Islamic “Militants” Stone A 13-Year-Old Rape Victim

She was 13. She was gang raped. And her punishment for this “adultery” was to be stoned to death last week on the orders of an Islamic court in Somalia by dozens of men in a stadium packed with 1,000 spectators.

But why does MSNBC call the perpetrators “militants” rather than murderers?

And why is this story presently on several prominent websites, including Fox News, but it is nowhere to be found today on the New York Times’s website? “The paper of record”?

Her name was Aisha Ibrahim Duhulow. Let us all try not to forget it.

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

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