"Nour Hadid is accused of beating her 2-year-old niece Bhia Hadid to death over four days at her home on the 9000 block of West 140th Street. The child had 55 separate bruises and was beaten "from head to toe," according to prosecutors, who say Hadid confessed."
But what draws the ire of her husband and their circle of acquaintances?
"The Hadids are Muslims and Nour "never leaves the home without covering up," said Alaeddin, who's vowed to sue...
In the mug shot, a bare-headed and obviously emotional Nour appears to be protecting her modesty with her hands.
"It is against our religion; we do not do this in our culture," Alaeddin said."People have been calling me about this all day."
Remarkable: the woman beat a toddler to death over the period of four days but somehow this gets dwarfed by the much more urgent concern for her Islamic modesty. And this is happening not in some medieval theocracy but in