Sara Ege, UK Mother Who Killed Son Over Quran Study, Gets 17 Years In Prison

Huffington Post 8 January 2013

A British judge on Monday sentenced a woman he called a "devoted and loving mother" to at least 17 years in prison for beating her son to death after he failed to memorize passages from the Quran.

A jury at Cardiff Crown Court in Wales convicted 33-year-old Sara Ege last month of murdering 7-year-old Yaseen and burning his body to destroy the evidence. (continue reading...)