Azizul Raheem Awalludin, who works for Tourism Malaysia in Sweden, and his wife Shalwati Murshal have spent more than a month in a Swedish jail awaiting trial for hitting one of their sons on his hands for not saying his prayers. The two have not been allowed contact with any of their children, who have been placed in a foster home, since they were arrested. If convicted, they face at least nine months in prison each. And even if they are found not guilty they will still lose custody of their children and must petition a court to get them back.
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