* Because Christians and Jews do it all the time, Buddhists do it too and Hindus and Methodists suttee their wives and daughters, right? That’s why nobody mentions a word about Islam in this article from AFC
A delicate report on a brutal subject, fromÂ Agence France-Presse:Â
British police will offer new identities to victims of so-called “honour” violence in a bid to combat the crime that kills one person a month.
Sara & Amina Said
London’s Metropolitan Police said up to a dozen people were murdered annually in honour violence – defined by the police as crimes committed in a bid to protect family or communal honour.
Officers estimate a further 500 are forcibly married and then raped, attacked or falsely imprisoned.Â
Do tell us, Agence France-Presse; who is responsible for these terrible acts?Â
Typically, women are the victims of honour violence, which has been linked toÂ certain interpretations of religious and cultural norms.
“Jordanian Man Kills Sister to Cleanse His Family’s Honor,” from theÂ Associated Press,Â