A Jordanian man was charged on Wednesday with killing his divorced sister after stabbing her and driving his truck over her body several times because of her alleged “suspicious behavior,” police said.
AP explains: Murder is punishable by death in Jordan, but in so-called “honor killings,” courts can commute or reduce sentences, particularly if the victim’s family asks for leniency. (AP)
Color me skeptical on this “hate crime” of the brutal murder of a Muslim mom in El Cajon, California. It doesn’t add up. A glass window or, in other news reports, a glass door is broken, and the mom is beaten to death with a tire iron. Her daughter is upstairs in this rather small house and she hears nothing? The daughter’s interview is strange. No tears. Lots of theater. The girl does not seem at all upset by the death of her mom.
Honor Killing in California?
The Muslim Brotherhood groups, CAIR et al, are banging the victim war drum, as victimhood is their battle cry. And big media, nationally and internationally, is picking up on the hate crime rampant in El Cajon, despite the fact there have been no incidents of any hate or religious bias. NONE. (Read it all)
Meanwhile, Muselmaniacs and their enablers milk the story for all its worth:
It is no accident or coincidence that Muslims commit 91 percent of honor killings worldwide. A manual of Islamic law certified as a reliable guide to Sunni orthodoxy by Al-Azhar University, the most respected authority in Sunni Islam, says that “retaliation is obligatory against anyone who kills a human being purely intentionally and without right.” However, “not subject to retaliation” is “a father or mother (or their fathers or mothers) for killing their offspring, or offspring’s offspring.” (‘Umdat al-Salik o1.1-2). In other words, someone who kills his child incurs no legal penalty under Islamic law.
Thanks to ROP, JWm IiE & Pamela:
‘Honor Beating’ is better than honor killing– I suppose that’s progress….
Couple to be lashed for meeting in ‘dark place’ … A Saudi court sentenced a local man and his girlfriend to 50 lashes each and ordered him to wash 10 dead people after they were caught in a car parked in a deserted place under the cover of night.
“The father of the Muslim woman was killed by his cousin because he did not kill his daughter to preserve the family’s honor, which led the woman’s brother to avenge the death of his father by killing the cousin. The village Muslims blamed the Christians.” Click over to Jihad Watch to unravel that. (H/T Vlad Tepes)
Sergio’s Mural Watch
Our dear friend Sergio Redegalli updated his mural again:
The Watermelon Greens: Green on the Outside, Red Inside. Time to dispatch them to the scrap-heap of history…
In the second world war, did they also hand out copies of Hitlers ‘Mein Kampf’ to captured Nazis?
The only thing that should be made available to these pirates is either a quick walk to the gallows, or a heavy anchor tossed into their boat after the bottom has been sprayed with machine gun fire. (KGS from TT)
Jyllands-Posten:Danish warships carrying prayer rugs and Korans, so that detained pirates can practice their religion.
Refused to appear in court: Afshan Azad, 22. the prosecution decided to accept a guilty plea of assault by her brother, and both men were formally found not guilty of making threats to kill.
At least they didn’t kill her, although they threatened to do so. They must be moderates. Afshan Azad Update: “Harry Potter actress was ‘beaten and branded a prostitute by her family after dating man who was not a Muslim,'” from the Daily Mail, December 20 (thanks to JW):
A Harry Potter actress was beaten, called a ‘slag’ and threatened with death after she met a young man who was not a Muslim, a court heard today.Victim Afshan Azad, 22, played Padma Patil, a classmate of the teenage wizard, in the blockbuster Hollywood films based on the children’s books by JK Rowling.
A-Level student Aliza Mirza, 18, had ended her turbulent relationship with Yahya Gul, when she agreed to meet him to talk one last time. But Gul, who was 17 at the time, armed himself with a knife and stabbed her repeatedly leaving her to die on the street.
Members of the public tried desperately to staunch the bleeding, after she was found face down in a pool of blood, but she died in hospital later that evening.
Pamela: These stories make my physically ill. The 71-year-old pious Muslim “slapped” his daughter with such force that she died. Her crime: a lack of enthusiasm for the Muslim call to prayer.
The media calling it a slap is insane. One man’s fatal punch in the head is another dhimmi’s “slap.” Look how this news account never mentions which religion she was killed for. I think I am going to throw up. Socked in the head with such force as to kill her…………
Unlike Obama, the prettiest sound Noutene ever heard was not the Muslim call to prayer at sunset.
Are we to believe that this was not an honor killing, the way the Times Square car bombing was not Islamic jihad? Or the Fort Hood jihad was not ……….jihad?
We have been told that Mrs Shahzad had been seeing other men and I suppose it is likely that her sons may not of approved of this.
What’s important here is not that a vibrant, wonderful woman who was civic-minded and guided other Muslim women was brutally murdered by her sons in an honor killing. What’s important here is that we not mention the motive or the religious motivation behind honor killings, so as not to insult or defame Islam. That is what is key. That is what is important. Do not insult Islam. Honor killings are epidemic in the Muslim world (only Gd knows how many girls are buried under the porch in Pakistan), but they are increasingly on the rise in the West (more on that here — scroll.) But the feminists and the leftists and the Islamic machine scold us, remind us and admonish us to ignore this gender-cide and instead adhere to the sharia. Do not defame Islam.
It was only a matter of time before someone would try to make some political hay out of the very curious obsession that the American (Arab-backed) mainstream media has with honor killings when and only when they are committed by Hindus.
And now, the Huffington Post has given none other than John Esposito the bully pulpit on this one. Professor Esposito teaches Islamic Studies at Georgetown, where he is also the founder and director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. (“Hath not a Jew eyes?” Why are Jews not included in this project of understanding?)
It’s one of the last great taboos: the murder of at least 20,000 women a year in the name of ‘honour’. Nor is the problem confined to the Middle East: the contagion is spreading rapidly (Robert Fisk)