A screen grab from a video showing some of the volunteers at work in Morocco. Photo: al3omk.com via YouTube

Belgian women volunteers to leave Morocco after beheading threat for wearing ‘flimsy’ shorts

  • Local schoolteacher arrested after complaining about women’s attire as they worked on construction site in southern village
  • Group cancelling all camps in Morocco as result of incident
Topic |   Africa

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A screen grab from a video showing some of the volunteers at work in Morocco. Photo: al3omk.com via YouTube
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Louisa Vesterager Jespersen (left), 24, of Denmark, and Maren Ueland, 28, of Norway, were found stabbed to death in Morocco. Photos: Facebook/Reuters

Three Islamic State supporters sentenced to death in Morocco for beheading Scandinavian hikers Louisa Vesterager Jespersen and Maren Ueland

  • Grisly murders of duo on trip in High Atlas Mountains were filmed on mobile phone in case that shocked the North African country
  • Defendants asked God for forgiveness during final statements in packed courtroom
Topic |   Nordic nations

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Louisa Vesterager Jespersen (left), 24, of Denmark, and Maren Ueland, 28, of Norway, were found stabbed to death in Morocco. Photos: Facebook/Reuters
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