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Housemaid in Bahrain stabbed to death

On September 23, 2008

Ami Tursiya Takiyat, a 24 year old Indonesian housemaid in Bahrain, was stabbed to death by a Bahraini national.

There is a lot of things to say about this, but I remain quite speechless. This crime made the front page of Gulf Daily News, Bahrain's leading English daily, and rightly so, as it deserves all the attention that it can get.

A scan of the brief article is provided below. However, for ethical reasons, we have decided not to publish the photo of her body. It has therefore been cropped out of this news clip:

Indonesian maid stabbed in Bahrain