“Mahfouz was relaying the oppression of amina and her daughters as it existed,” she has said.
Without it, the case would never have reached the desk of the family judge—another person who failed amina.
I fear amina has brought the cause of Tunisian women backward rather than forward.
On Jan. 1, 2008, teenage sisters amina and Sarah Said were shot to death by their father in their hometown of Lewisville, Texas.
If you save a life,” her sister amina added matter-of factly, “it makes your own life worth living.
Edgar also gave to El Bakhat a set of jewellery and several silk scarves for amina.
"I don't think the other does his work for him," amina said.
Did I not tell thee I dogged him, and the old duenna, amina, almost to the very gate?
"I do not think he has gone away to make a change in masters," amina said.
amina also had a camel to herself, while the four other women who accompanied the party rode two on a camel.