Marwa Sherbini is being hailed as the Shaheed (Martyr) of the Hijaab
The body of a Muslim woman, killed in a German courtroom by a man convicted of insulting her religion, has been taken back to her native
Marwa Sherbini, 31, was stabbed 18 times by Axel W, who is now under arrest in
German prosecutors have said the 28-year-old attacker, identified only as Axel W, was driven by a deep hatred of foreigners and Muslims.
Medics were unable to save Ms Sherbini who was three months pregnant with her second child. Her three-year-old son was with the family in court when she was killed. Axel W and Ms Sherbini and family were in court for his appeal against a fine of 750 euros ($1,050) for insulting her in 2008, apparently because she was wearing the Hijaab.
Oh ALLAH! Forgive us if we have been negligent in our duty towards you, forgive us if we have let down the Ummah out of laziness or complacency!
Oh ALLAH! Let there be from this Ummah those who stand up and defend the honour of the Muslims, let there be people who work to restore the dignity of our people, let there be people who make your word the highest.