It’s cold and raining in Kabul and the pothole-filled dirt roads have turned into a sea of mud. We drive up to the gateway of a high-walled compound. A soldier brandishing an AK-47 stands guard outside the building. We’ve come to a women’s shelter to meet Gul Meena — a 17-year-old girl from Pakistan who shouldn’t be alive.
My crew and I are ushered into a room and sitting on a wooden chair slouched over is small, fragile Gul Meena. Her sullen eyes turn from the raindrops streaming down the window outside and towards us as we enter the room.
Gul’s bright coloured headscarf is embroidered with blue, red and green flowers and covers most of her face. She nervously plays with it and gives us a glimpse of a frightened smile from underneath the fabric. Her guardian Anisa, from the shelter run by Women for Afghan Women, touches her head and gently moves the headscarf back. That’s when we see the scars etched deeply into her face.
This Pakistani girl’s life of misery and suffering began at the tender age of 12, when instead of going to school she was married to a man old enough to be her grandfather. She says: “My family married me off when I was 12 years old. My husband was 60. Every day he would beat me. I would cry and beg him stop. But he just kept on beating me.”
When Gul told her family what was happening, they responded in a way that shocked her. “My family would hit me when I complained. They told me you belong in your husband’s house — that is your life.”
Read the rest: Afghan Girl Survives Attempted Honor Killing.
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A teenage girl was beheaded by a relative in northern Afghanistan after she turned down his marriage proposals, according to reports.
The victim, named as Gisa, was decapitated with a knife in the Imam Sahib district of Kunduz province on Tuesday, local police said. She is believed to be around 15-years-old.
A police spokesman said two men, named as Sadeq and Massoud, had been arrested following the teenage girl’s murder.
The two men are understood to be close relatives of the victim that live in the same village.
Local police sources have said the men behind the attack wanted to marry the girl, but their advances had been turned down by victim’s father.
Gisa is understood to have been attacked as she returned to her home in Kulkul village after going out to collect water from a nearby well.
Her father told a local news agency he had not wanted his daughter to get married because she was too young.
Afghanistan’s Taliban regime – notorious for its oppression of women in the country – was ousted in 2001, but extreme violence against women is still rife.
Read more: Afghan Girl Beheaded for Refusing Marriage Proposal
The man is the master of his women in Islam. According to tribal and Islamic culture, Didani has lost his honor and will have to shed her blood to regain it. His daughter has lost her friend, her education and now her life and security are threatened. This story is played out many times every day in the countries where Muslims live.A man who attacked and threatened to kill his daughter at knife point for walking to college with a black friend has avoided a prison sentence.
Hakim Didani (47) assaulted his teenage daughter and made threats against her life while holding a knife in one hand and a screwdriver in the other.
Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that Didani held a knife to his then 17-year-old daughter’s face and threatened to bring her to a forest to kill her.
Algerian national Didani, of Mount Egan Green, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, pleaded guilty to making threats to kill and assault of his daughter on the morning of November 18th, 2010. The man has since been cut off from his family and has not been allowed return to the family home in Dublin 15.
Garda Kevin Mention told Una Tighe BL, prosecuting, that Didani became angry when he spotted his daughter walking to college at the Blanchardstown Institute of Technology with her friend. He drove up alongside the pair and started shouted abuse out the window at them. He called his daughter a whore and a cow, before shouting: “You needn’t come home tonight.”
Garda Mention said Didani gestured at his daughter’s friend and said: “He’s black,” before driving off. The teenager became upset and was comforted by her friend, who gave her a hug.
Didani then did a U-turn and pulled up alongside the two friends again. This time he brandished a screwdriver, pointed it at his daughter’s friend and said: “Come here, come here.”
The student ran away when the man tried to get out of his car while brandishing the screwdriver. Didani shouted after the student, saying he would be waiting outside college to get him, before ordering his daughter into the car. He began hitting his daughter in the face while shouting at her as he drove towards their home.
The court heard that he stopped the car in a bus lane and started hitting her with the handle of the screwdriver. “If I get you to a forest right now I’ll kill you,” he told his daughter.
When they got back to the house, the girl was ordered inside. The court heard she wanted to run away but was too afraid. Didani began beating her before she had a chance to close the door behind her, which caused her to fall to the ground. He continued to kick and hit her while she lay on the ground before emptying the contents of her handbag on the floor.
Didani then walked into the kitchen and returned with a kitchen knife in one hand, while still holding the screwdriver in the other. He put the knife to her face and said: “I’m going to kill you.”
Read the rest: Honor Violence in Dublin
A stormy relationship comes to an end. He apparently could not stand the habits of his wife, including the fact that she had decided not to wear her veil in the tradition of women in their country.
This is the scenario in which you acquired the tragedy in the province of Perugia. The Victims were the couple’s two children, Ahmed, 8, and his sister Jiahane of 12 years. The father Mustafa Hajjaji, a Moroccan of 44 years of age, murdered them by sliting their throats with a knife.
Read the rest of the article translated from: Italian Muslim Man Slits Throat of Children to Punish Wife.
What kind of monster would do this to his children to punish his wife for wanting to become more Westernized? This is the result of indoctrination into a brain-dead ideology where women have no respect except as breeders, cooks and housekeepers.
An Iraqi mother was sentenced to two years’ probation after she was accused of beating her teenage daughter because the girl refused to go along with an arranged marriage and was spotted talking a male student at her high school.
Yursah Farhan, 51, who lives in Phoenix, Arizona, was spared jail time in exchange for a guilty plea to unlawful imprisonment of her daughter, 19-year-old Aiya Altameemi.
The girl’s father, Mohammed Altameemi, 46, also received two years’ probation for disorderly conduct, and her 18-year-old sister, Tabarak Altameemi, received the same sentence for assault.
Prosecutors said the incident started when Aiya was spotted by family members talking to a young man outside her high school.
The father and Aiya’s sister confront the young woman and took her home, where Mohammed Altameemi struck her several times. The girl’s mother and sister admitted to tying her to a bed with a rope that was secured with a padlock and beating her.
Aiya Altameemi also claimed that she was burned with a hot spoon on her face and chest while her sisters held her down.
Read the rest IraqiWoman Beats and Tortures Daughter ForRefusing Arranged Marriage, Gets Probation.
Phyllis Chesler and Nathan Bloom investigate the bias of the mainstream media coverage of honor killings in an in-depth article from the Middle East Quarterly.
Although the overwhelming majority of honor killings worldwide occur within Muslim communities, one would not know this by reading the mainstream media. Fearful of being labeled “Islamophobic,” the American press has given only glancing attention to the widespread, honor-related ritual murder of Muslim women in the Middle East and South Asia while treating periodic honor killings among Muslim immigrants in the West as ordinary domestic abuse cases.
Over the last few years, however, the media has published a flurry of articles about Hindu honor killings in India, the only non-Muslim-majority country where these murders are still rampant. Apologists for Muslim culture and civilization rushed to herald the upsurge in Hindu (and Sikh) honor killings as evidence that the practice is “a universal problem, not an Islamic issue.”
While India is indeed a striking exception to Islam’s near monopoly on contemporary honor killings, the following preliminary statistical survey shows Hindu honor killings in India to be different in form and commission from those of Muslims in neighboring Pakistan. Though no less gruesome, the Hindu honor killings seem largely confined to the north of India and are perpetuated by sociocultural factors largely specific to India. The millions of Indian Hindus who have immigrated to the West do not bring the practice along with them.
Read the rest: Hindu vs. Muslim Honor Killings.
Putnam County [Florida] jurors convicted a Palatka man Tuesday of setting his wife on fire in March 2010 because she wanted to extend her visa to stay in the United States.
The jury found 41-year-old Khalid Mohd guilty of attempted first-degree murder, arson and aggravated battery causing serious bodily injury.
Assistant State Attorney Jennifer Dunton said it’s a miracle that the victim, Rema Jamel, is alive and was able to tell the jury what happened. Mohd told her he wouldn’t help her with the visa and intended to bring his second wife from Jordan, where it’s legal to have multiple wives, to live in Palatka.
Read the rest: Palatka Man Guilty of Torching Wife. (h/t to Atlas Shrugs)
The article doesn’t mention his religious/political persuasion? Put your hand up if you think he’s all for Sharia law.
Here we have two examples of honor violence in Islamic societies. In both cases, the man assumed he had the right to commit violence against a woman for defying his wishes or doing something he considers immoral.
Honor Violence for Defying a Man’s Order
Two women had their noses chopped in Bahawalpur district this week.
Police said Wazeeran Bibi’s nose was slashed by one of her neighbours over a fight between their children on Wednesday. Doctors treating her said an operation to reattach the nose had been successful. They said she would be discharged from the hospital in about two weeks.
Wazeera Bibi, a resident of Faiz Waha near Hasilpur, told the police that on Wednesday morning her children were playing with some children from the neighbourhood in the fields, where she worked. She said the children started quarrelling so she ordered her children to go to their home. She said Zahoor, father of one of the children, came and stopped them.
She said he snatched a knife from one of the workers in the field and cut her nose before he fled.
Honor Violence to Avenge an Alleged Illicit Relationship
A man cut his wife’s nose in Alipur area on Tuesday on suspicion of an illicit relationship.
Fatehpur Road resident Yousaf reportedly confessed to the police. He accused his wife of loose morals. “I did this to save the honour of my family. I am not at all ashamed,” he told the police.
Read more here: Article on Violence Against Women in Pakistan
(h/t to thereligionofpeace.com)