“Lenore Walker, a Nova Southeastern psychology professor and domestic violence expert, said honour violence is not specific to any one religion, and described it mostly as a cultural issue”.
This is very disingenuous and helps no-one, except perhaps the perpetrator. So, stop lying and reveal that it is in fact ISLAM that encourages so-called ‘honour killings‘.
- It’s Not Just Domestic Violence: The Beginner’s Guide to 16 Types of Violence Against Women (sinatra231.wordpress.com)
- Can we Disarm Domestic Violence (theobamacrat.com)
- #MyJihad in Florida: Muslim Mom burns/disfigures teen daughter over arranged marriage refusal (atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com)
By Ihosvani Rodriguez
HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA — A Muslim mother burned her teenage daughter with a hot knife to punish her for talking to a boy she met online, an act that defied her parents’ wishes for her to marry her cousin, according to authorities.
The 17-year-old showed detectives three burn marks on her arms, saying they were placed there in act of “honor violence” by her mother for betraying the family’s Islamic culture and Islamic religion, according to a police report.
The mother, Sahar Thabit, 35, born in Yemen, was arrested Friday and is facing three counts of child abuse after the family learned about the Internet friendship, police said.
Victim advocates say that “honor violence,” in which a woman is victimized for having shamed or violated Islamic cultural or religious norms, particularly those of Middle Eastern countries, is gaining attention in the United States as more Middle Eastern families move here…
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