‘Wear the hijab or I’ll kill you, cousin told girl’: Muslim tells of terrifying phone threats

A man threatened to kill his cousin and harm her family after she decided to stop wearing the traditional Muslim headscarf, a court has heard: Mohamed Al-Hakim, 29, allegedly phoned Alya Al-Safar to tell her she must die because of the “shame” she had brought, leaving her too afraid to leave the house.