Muslims, ‘Family’ Means Murdering Women
are those who are trying to pass laws to get family members from killing
female family members. It’s known as keeping "the family
honor." Men kill daughters or sisters. It’s going on as I type.
want the murders to stop. But there are those more into realism who say
that it’s not a matter of passing a more stringent law. The whole custom
dating years back within Islamic tradition has to be stopped. That will
take changing Muslims’ ideas about their allegiance to the Koran, to
decided to kill her because our honor was dirtied," the newspaper
quoted the father as saying. "I didn't listen to her pleas, I wrapped
the wire around her neck and pulled at it until she died." He said he
buried her body beneath a chicken coop, which upset his other children,
and later reburied her in a forest.
Fraser, AP writer, headlines her April 29 piece with "Turkey Man
Kills 14-Year-Old Daughter." So the details are spilled out. Another
tragedy in the name of "family." In the name of
"religion." In the name of "God."
the pleas of his 14-year-old daughter to spare her life, Mehmet
Halitogullari pulled on a wire wrapped around her neck and strangled her
— supposedly to restore the family's honor after she was kidnapped and
Halitogullari, buried Thursday in a ceremony attended by women's rights
advocates, is the latest victim in a long history of so-called ‘honor
killings, which Turkey's government is struggling to curb.
year, dozens of girls are killed in
by their relatives for allegedly disgracing their families — some for
merely being seen speaking to men. The practice is especially common in
the more traditional southeast and among families who have migrated to big
cities from the region.
killings also occur in
and some countries of the Middle East and among immigrant families in EU
. The European Union, which
aspires to join, is pressing the country to take steps to curb a practice
it says is a violation of women's rights."
Parliament passing legal dictums will not reach the grassroots unless the
grassroots wants the law to reach the grassroots. So it continues —
bloodletting of the innocent under the faith called "Islam."
brothers even went into the hospital, shooting their sister in the head as
she laid in the bed. She was admitted because of an attempt upon her life
by her brothers which proved unsuccessful. But the brothers saw to its
conclusion in complete order when they pulled the trigger.
what is the penalty? Would you believe perhaps eight years? But there’s
a loophole in the law. Of course. It pertains to family. Was there a
"provoking" that brought on the justice of the murder? Don’t
ask me to explain that one. Crazy is in the system, in the religion, in
the grassroots and no amount of explaining logically will suffice. It’s
all horrific to the nth degree.
should be a Muslim outcry from every mosque’s cleric. There should be an
outcry from every Muslim politic. There should be an outcry across Europe,
, from everywhere.
surely there should be an outcry from Americans who are being populated
increasingly by Muslims. So the nuthouse contingency continues to mushroom
before our eyes. Yet the blindness of Americans is alarming in itself.
There are those "nice" Americans who are utterly naïve about
the "peace religion" called Muslim. So they open
’s doors to a killing religion! Don’ think the "family
honor" custom will stop at our borders. It won’t.
Aksit, the minister in charge of women's issues, added that attitudes are
what really need to be addressed to stop the deeply entrenched practice.
‘These are not problems that we can solve on paper by changing laws. .
.We need to educate society,’ she said.
groups believe that a number of suicides among young women in the
southeast are actually murders by relatives who believe they are saving
the family honor. Often the youngest member of the family is forced to
carry out the killings in the belief that a youth would get a
year, a pregnant woman was reportedly stoned to death by her family after
having an affair and buried in a pauper's grave after her family refused
to hold a funeral."