Tag archive for ‘honor killing’
By Laura Jones On Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Islam study reveals strong support for Sharia Law, a role for religion in politics and honor killings

A Pew Research Center study released Tuesday takes an in-depth look at Islam, including how Muslims around the world view extremism, sharia law and the meeting of religion and politics. The study is a four-year More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Lebanese man murders sister as honor killing for getting pregnant, police later report he raped her

A man has killed his pregnant teenage sister in south Lebanon in what was seen as an honor crime, the murder of a woman accused of shaming her family, but it was later revealed he is the one who got her pregnant. Map More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

Muslim cleric encourages Christian woman and girls to be kidnapped or raped, ‘friends of the Zionists’

A Muslim cleric has issued a fatwa threatening Iraqi Christians unless they convert to Islam, but the country’s prime minister urged them to stay. Ahmad Al Hassani Al Baghdadi The details and translations emerged More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, December 10th, 2012

Pakistan family murdered in their sleep as husband violated Islamic law with second wife

Unidentified assailants gunned down five people of a family in Pakistan’s Bakka Khel area of Frontier Region Bannu on Saturday morning, reports the Pakistan Tribune. photo Applysense A Bakka Khel police official More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 30th, 2012

New stat: 32 percent of all Pakistani marriages are child marriages

Marriage at an early age is a harsh reality for many young women, with dire repercussions for them, their children and the community. photo Zainub Razvi According to UNICEF, child marriages accounted for 32 per More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 28th, 2012

Indonesian maid cuts girl’s head with an axe, father kills someone in car accident gettting home

An Indonesian housemaid locked the four-year-old daughter of her Saudi employer in her room then used an axe to cut her head off. When the young girl’s mother returned home, realized the crime of the maid, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 28th, 2012

Egyptian woman murdered in ‘honor killing’ broad daylight GRAPHIC VIDEO

Graphic VIDEO below In this shaky video below, a housewife is being killed in broad daylight. Tthe horror occurred in Hariri’s manor in eastern province while the crowds stood by and watched. A cellphone was available More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Khalid Allah Ditta, Pakistan man arrested for killing mother and four sisters

A woman and her four daughters were killed in a Chicha Watni village in Pakistan, Khalid Allah Ditta, age 26, has been arrested by police after he confessed to killing the women. His father likely will not press More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Woman and her two children, beheaded in latest Muslim honor killing

The Reuters article noted that this latest crime is part of a “rapidly growing trend of so-called honour killings.” Police said they suspected the woman Serata’s divorced husband of barging into More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Muslim man reportedly hacked to death for marrying outside of Islam

Islamic law forbids non-Muslim men to marry Muslim women, a murder in South India on Saturday should serve as a reminder to the serious nature of this law. The Asian Age reports that a 24-year-old man was “hacked More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Two Egyptian Brothers butcher their Mother, Sister and Aunt in honor killing

Egyptian police arrived on scene in a village called Assuit to discover a massacre. Map of Egypt showing Asyut governorate Photo/Golbez via wikimedia commons According toYoum7, two brothers slaughtered their mother, More...



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