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-Is Islamic ‘Honor’ Killing and Violence on the Rise in the West?

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Is Islamic ‘honor killing’ and ‘honor violence’ on the rise in Western countries? Yes. According to this report from CBN. As the numbers of Muslims in Western countries have increased, so have so-called ‘honor’ killings and family violence. Here is just a small sample: • A Canadian woman was strangled by her father because she […]

-Turkey: Muslim Women Pressured to Commit ‘Honor Suicides’?

Monday, March 30th, 2009

(-Turkey via Wikipedia) Authorities in Turkey have been cracking down on ‘honor killings’ in the country. The campaign has resulted in an unintended consequence. Muslim women are now being pressured into committing ‘honor suicides’ at an increasing rate. In 2005 the nation’s penal code was changed to require a mandatory life sentence for honor killers. […]