French teenager beaten for not fasting during Ramadan

News Sources – August 15, 2011

A 17 year-old young man was discovered tied up in an apartment in Miramas (Bouches-du-Rhône) and had been beaten up by a family member for not fasting during Ramadan. Firefighters and police responded around 10pm, after neighbors heard moans and noticed a water leak from the apartment upstairs. Emergency services found the young man, a French citizen born in Algiers. He was certified by a doctor as incapacitated for work for 15 days.