Moroccan Underage Girl Explains How Her Saudi Husband Repeatedly Mistreats Her

Rabat – A video depicting domestic violence has made the rounds on social media. The two-minutes-long clip showing what is believed to be a husband abusing his Moroccan wife, Safaa, who is 17 years old.In the video, which the alleged wife secretly filmed, the husband is seen carrying a belt while brutalizing his underage wife  and strangling her against the floor. In the second part of the video, having beaten his wife, the husband appears to act as if he had only been reciting the Qur’an to exorcise his seemingly possessed wife. The two parts of the videos posted on social media triggered public outrage and indignation.Originally from Temara, South of Rabat, Safaa, who said she comes from the countryside, filmed a separate video in which she recounts her situation, including her identity and how she got where she is now. She said she married her Saudi husband and relocated to Saudi Arabia, where she got beaten on the first day she arrived. She also recounts how her husband repeatedly brutalized her since relocating to Saudi Arabia. She said her abusive sometimes locks her up to prevent her from leaving.Safaa said she had a miscarriage as a result of violent beatings. Safaa, who explained that she has suffered greatly, said, “I slept alone on cardboards because I couldn’t stand him being around.” read more

BACK TO BUNDESLIGA Nikolaj Jakobsen is new Rhein Neckar Lowen headcoach

Rhein Neckar Lowen announced later today that new coach from the beginning of the season 2014/2015 will be Nikolaj Jakobsen. A 41 years old Danish coach is coming from the bench of the Danish champions Aalborg, team who played succesfully at the VELUX EHF Champions League this season and almost is qualified for the TOP 16. Jakobsen has his own history in German handball, but as a left wing of THW Kiel in time of one of the most powerful generation with Wislander, Olsson, Perunicic, Lovgren…He began his coaching career as assistant in Viborg HK (2004-2007) and Bjerringbro-Silkeborg (2007-2011) with the biggest success winning Danish Championship 2013 as the head-coach of Aalborg:– In that time I wanted to prove myself as a player and compete with the best in the world. Now I want to prove myself in the strongest league in the world as a coach. And I’ve been waiting for the right offer from a good team with which I achieve something. I have this chance now with Rhein-Neckar Löwen – says Jacobsen, who signed contract until 2016.He will replace Icelandic coach Gudmundur Gudmundsson, who will take over Danish national team in June 2014.photo: RNL website handballNicolaj JakobsenNikolaj JakobsenRhein Neckar Lowen ← Previous Story MOMIR ILIC STORY ABOUT LIFE IN THW KIEL: The team of the world in one street Next Story → Morten Bjerre to wave goodbye to handball! read more