Muslim Honor Killings

Posted: December 23, 2011 in Uncategorized

Pakistan Honor Killings Underscore Muslim Women’s Plight
Arutz Sheva
The phenomena of ‘honor killings‘ persists in much of the Islamic world, where women are often viewed as their husband’s chattel and have fewer civil liberties than their male counterparts. According to the United Nations, an estimated 5000 women in
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Arutz Sheva
Canada “honor killings” on trial
GlobalPost
Prosecutors have referred to the deaths as so-called “honor killings” — the murder of women for perceived violations of sexual or behavioral norms imposed by tradition. The United Nations has estimated that 5000 occur worldwide every year.
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Honour killings have no place in Islam: Ottawa imam
National Post
By Mohammed Adam OTTAWA — The imam of the Ottawa Mosque has condemned so-called honour killing, saying the practice speaks to a perverse sense of honour that is alien to Islam, and has no place in society. Samy Metwally said Friday that it doesn’t
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National Post
Muslim girl must be adopted ‘to save her life’, Court of Appeal rules
Metro
A baby at risk of an ‘honour killing‘ after her Muslim mother’s secret affair will be adopted to keep her safe. The one-year-old girl must go to a Muslim couple from a different community, judges ruled on Wednesday. In ‘exceptionally difficult adoption
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Metro
Honour Killing Entrenched in Islam
Canada Free Press
Against the backdrop of the Shafia honourkilling trial in Kingston, Montreal’s Concordia University graduate Sikander Ziad Hashmi, an imam with the Islamic Society of Kingston, tells us “there is no such thing as ‘honour killing‘ in Islam.
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Honour killings ‘reprehensible’: Imam
London Free Press
“It’s just unacceptable,” Mesfar said of “honourkillings. Derbel added, “We follow Islam and feel the people who have these kinds of ideas of it should stay in their own countries.” This one allegedly happened in Canada, and the imam said he prays it
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Laying Down the Sword: An Explosive Look at Holy War
Huffington Post (blog)
Jenkins discusses Islamic scriptural history at length, and reaches similar conclusions — that the Qur’an’s view of war is largely defensive, and restrained by rules of conduct prohibiting aggression and the killing of non-combatants.
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Muslim clerics band together to denounce ‘honour killings
Toronto Star
Violence against women has no place in a religion that proclaims equal rights for males and females, Canada’s Muslim leaders say. Ongoing publicity surrounding an Ontario murder trial featuring prominent discussions of honour killings motivated imams
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No ‘honour‘ in domestic violence, not part of Islam, imams to preach Friday
National Post (blog)
“We felt very strongly that we had a responsibility to make it very, very clear that honor killings — so-called honor killings; we don’t want to consider them anything honorable — have absolutely nothing to do with Islam,” said Sikander Hashmi,
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National Post (blog)
Egypt Salafist says party will honor Israel peace
Jerusalem Post
troops by IDF forces pursuing gunmen who had crossed into Sinai after killing eight Israelis in a terrorist attack. A top Israeli diplomat said Tuesday the ambassador would try to open channels of communication between Israel and Islamist groups.
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Canada Muslims Decry Honor Killing
Onislam.net
CAIRO – Dozens of prominent Muslim organizations and community leaders joined their hands to decry domestic violence that some wrongly relate to Islam, confirming that Qur’an does not sanction the idea of honor killing. “This is a call to action within
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Onislam.net
BENADOR: Happening Silently: Islam Aggressive Invasion of America
Right Side News
Islam which is shown to be as easy as 1-2-3 and by the same token, extremely dangerous as at no moment one sees an explanation of sharia laws -for instance, no mention is made of which would be causes for amputation or beheading, or honor killing,
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Students, panelist condemn honor killing
Associated Press of Pakistan
Then there are issues with legal procedure as police did not file case as honor killing rather they prefer declaring it as murder. Students raised various questions which were rightly addressed by the panelists. Students were of the view that Islam did
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Canadian Imams to condemn honor killings in Friday prayers
DigitalJournal.com
Of that figure Jihad Watch says 91 percent are committed by Muslims worldwide. Since 2002 there have been 13 cases of honor killings in Canada. Imam Sikander Hashmi of Kingston, ON., explained why 60 Canadian Muslim groups support Friday’s condemnation
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DigitalJournal.com
Report: 3000 Honor Crimes In Britain in 2010
The New American
Fox reported that the girl’s friends attempted to help her escape her stepfather’s Islamic tyranny. That killing was at least the second in Michigan since 2009, a busy year for honor killers in the United States. A Muslim man in Sterling Heights,
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Tag Mehir, The Israeli Jewish Terrorist Organization
Family Security Matters
I have written extensively on Islam and its use by some Muslims as having a propensity toward violence, domination focusing on female submission and abuse of women by male dominated shame honor based societies. Now I have the unpleasant duty to take a
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Family Security Matters
DiManno: Kingston canal trial hears expert testimony on honour killing
Toronto Star
Not that Islam, as practiced by this particular clan, has anything remotely to do with the alleged motivation, oh no. Not that Islam should be conflated with honour killing as the sole religious spawn of so revolting a concept.
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Q&A: Imam takes reader questions on Islam and violence against women
Globe and Mail
6 anniversary of the killings at Montreal’s École Polytechnique, a broad coalition of Muslim leaders issued a condemnation of domestic violence, particularly honour killings. One of those leaders, Imam Syed Soharwardy – founder of the Islamic Supreme
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Globe and Mail
ANALYSIS | Ethnic communities questioning ‘honourcrimes
CBC.ca
On Dec. 9, dozens of imams delivered a Friday sermon denouncing honour killings as un-Islamic. “There is no honour in any form of violence or any form of killing,” Imam Yusuf Badat said at the Islamic Foundation mosque in Scarborough.
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CBC.ca
A blase reading of the dangers of sharia law
Washington Post
Arabian sharia includes stoning of women, “honorkillings of daughters by fathers, female genital mutilation, women being lashed for driving a car, and (this month) being decapitated for being a sorceress. Our courts will probably protect us for some
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The Need to Be Proactive: Responses to Domestic Violences in Muslim Communities
Patheos (blog)
The call was released at the same time as some Canadian media outlets were starting to discuss honor killings and draw parallels between gendered violence and Islam in the context of Shafia murders. Similarly, the Canadian Council of Muslim women
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How Dare I Impose My Beliefs on Others ?
Patheos (blog)
I would end slavery and forced prostitution and child labor and forced marriage and honor killings and female genital mutilation and the growing of coca leaves for cocaine and opium for heroin. I would end factory farming that is traumatic to animals.
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The AfPak Channel: The real shame in Pakistan
Foreign Policy (blog)
Malik and her generation in Pakistani society illustrate a deeper battle that is playing out in Pakistan and Muslim communities on issues of honor, or ghairat, and shame, called sharam. Flagging this evolution, the acerbic Pakistani columnist Nadeem
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Foreign Policy (blog)
‘No honour in honour killing
PakistanToday.com.pk
They took keen interest in the issue, presented research studies conducted on honour killing and raised various questions which were addressed by the panelists. They said Islam did not allow honour killing and the tribal jirga laws and practices were
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PakistanToday.com.pk
‘Assad doesn’t deserve to lead Syria’
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Washington has called repeatedly for Assad to step down since authorities launched a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators seeking his ouster, and said the latest killings were further evidence he did not deserve to rule.
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Comments
  1. You really believe this crap? Nah! I didn’t think so. Neither do I. Abrogation and taqiyya: first cousins.

  2. Diane Sori says:

    Kissing cousins probably……hell, no probably about it!!!

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