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Op-Ed: Watch 'Honor Diaries' film and support girls and women

So-called Honor Killings, often supported by Islamist Sharia Law, allow men to get away with murder. No minimum age for girls to marry allow men to abuse children. Culture and religion are no excuse for abuse. Watch the film "Honor Diaries."
In the Media by Lonna Lisa Williams - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Honor killings in Pakistan

A Pakistani couple murdered their 16 year-old daughter by pouring acid on her face and body, as punishment for being caught talking to a boy, with whom they believed she was having an affair.
In the Media by Raluca Besliu - 2 comments

Pakistani couple kill daughter who talked to a boy

Kotli - A Pakistani couple allegedly poured acid on the face of their 16-year-old daughter after they caught her speaking with a boy.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 4 comments

Op-Ed: Afghan execution more proof they are not like us

A disturbing video circulating on the Web this week is just the latest proof there are people in the world who are not like most of us who live in the land of the Great Satan.
In the Media by John David Powell - 4 comments

Sweden moves one step closer to outlawing forced marriages

Around 300 people in Sweden live under the threat of being married off to someone against their will. Now, a new law presented Thursday aims to fix that.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Operational in America — Sharia Law (Part 1)

Is Sharia law an unwanted imposition on American culture and society or the seed of fundamental change meant to challenge the Constitution for survival?
In the Media by Christopher Wager - 21 comments

Op-Ed: The men of honor who kill at least 5,000 women each year

At least 5,000 women a year are killed or driven to suicide by fathers or brothers who think that, according to tribal tradition, the inferior female has shamed the family. It is most worrying that the custom has migrated to Europe and the Americas.
In the Media by R. C. Camphausen - 59 comments

Wife Beheaded in New York

A Prominent Orchard Park is man charged with second-degree murder in the beheading his wife. The particularly gruesome killing has received scant media attention since it was first reported yesterday.
In the Media by Barbara Sowell - 10 comments

Honor Killing, Rape, Grows Worldwide from Stress, War, Economy

Within the past week a Turkish family of five was sentenced by a court in Turkey to life imprisonment for the “honour killing” of Naile Erdas, 16, who got pregnant as a result of rape, activists said.
In the Media by Carol Forsloff - 29 comments

Honor Killings in Texas

The above video is a tribute that was put together in memory of two lovely young American girls who were allegedly slain by their own father. Their beautiful eyes and happy smiles cannot help but haunt the hearts of all who abhor senseless violence.
In the Media by Barbara Sowell - 17 comments

565 honor killings in Pakistan

In 2006, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan recorded 565 honor killings.
In the Media by kurtrat - 1 comment

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