Forced Purdah in Stresa

A Bangladeshi culture-enricher in the Italian city of Stresa, in Piedmont, locked his grown daughter away in forced isolation because she had the temerity to enter into a relationship with a young man. Before the Carabinieri paid him a visit, he had allegedly beaten the young woman and deprived her of nourishment.

The following two videos report on what happened when the Carabinieri raided the apartment in Stresa. Many thanks to HeHa for the translations, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling.

The first video includes bodycam footage of the Carabinieri raid on the apartment where the daughter was being held:

The second video provides a brief account of the incident in Stresa:

Video transcript #1:

00:25   We’re Carabinieri, open the door.
00:28   Tell me. —Hello, we are Carabinieri.
00:31   What can I do for you? —I need to check on your daughter.
00:34   My daughter’s home. —Home, where? —Here. —Right, let me check on her for a moment.
00:39   I’ll explain why later. —Why? —I’ll explain why to you later.
00:43   The girl, hearing the Carabinieri enter, asks for help
00:47   by banging on the door of the room she has been locked in.
00:51   Just open this door, come on. —Who are you?
00:57   Who are you?
01:00   One moment, one moment.
01:04   Is there any light here? —Please, help me.
01:08   Do you speak English only? —Yes, English only.
01:12   Hold on, one moment.
01:17   Hello, is everything okay?
01:20   Yes.

Video transcript #2:

00:00   A man was arrested: he had locked away his 20-year-old daughter for days,
00:07   in Stresa, Piedmont, because of a relationship the girl was in, apparently.
00:13   Yesterday, the Carabinieri of the Stresa station
00:16   arrested a citizen from Bangladesh for abduction and domestic abuse.
00:20   The man had locked his daughter in her room for days, and he beat her, without feeding her.
00:26   It turns out that the abuse was due to the father’s refusal to accept the girl’s relationship.

2 thoughts on “Forced Purdah in Stresa

  1. Go back where you come from !!, it’s no place for you in Italy for Your filthy Islamic rules !, just go back problem solved..

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