Family executions

Germany: Muslim Executes German Wife and Two Children

Islam versus Europe 22 August 2012

German police are hunting a man suspected of shooting dead his wife and their two children at their home near Düsseldorf on Monday night. Police and public prosecutors said


'I can still see the horror that made me flee Pakistan - in the haunted eyes of girls raised HERE'...

Daily Mail 21 August 2012

When I married V.S. Naipaul and moved to England in 1996, I thought I had left the horror behind. Pakistan had drained my resolve, and I was tired of fighting a losing


‘Honour’-killing in the UK 13 August 2012
By Irfan Husain

DESPITE the blanket coverage the London Olympics has been receiving, the British media devoted considerable time and space to the tragic story of Shafilea Ahmed. When the


‘Honour’ crime: Two women killed, another injured

The Express Tribune 2 August 2012

FAISALABAD: Two women were killed by their brothers and another was injured over ‘honour’ in separate incidents on Wednesday. Tandlianwala Saddar police said that Allah Wasaya, a resident


Islamist Group Executes Two in Northern Mali

Voice of America 31 July 2012

Islamist militants in northern Mali say they have executed a man and a woman for alleged adultery. Sanda ould Bouamama, a spokesman for militant group Ansar Dine, told VOA the


Murder Trial: 'No Plan' To Marry Off Shafilea

Yahoo! News UK  19 July 2012
By Mike McCarthy

A relative of Shafilea Ahmed - the 17-year-old found dead nine years ago - has denied that there were plans to "marry her off". Speaking via video link from Karachi in


Honor Violence in America

Gatestone Institute 19 July 2012
By Abigail R. Esman

Other girls, unable to resolve the conflict between submitting to a marriage, and essentially being raped by a stranger – not to mention the physical torture and possible murder if they resist – prefer to end their lives.

Aiya Altemeemi, aged 19, suffered a punishment last February that none of her schoolmates in Phoenix, Arizona could have imagined: her father cut her throat with a kitchen knife. When she escaped to her bedroom, her mother and sisters followed, tied her to her bed, taped her mouth shut, and beat her.


Video: Mother suspected in UK 'honor murder' implicates husband in teen's killing

CNN 11 July 2012
By Richard Allen Greene

London (CNN) -- Shafilea Ahmed's parents have long denied killing their pretty teenage daughter for shaming the family, but the "honor murder" case that has gripped Britain


Naila Mumtaz death: Family members found guilty of murder

BBC News 11 July 2012

Four members of a Birmingham family have been found guilty of murdering a pregnant woman they believed was possessed by a djinn, or evil spirit. Mohammed Mumtaz, 25, claimed


Sydney man guilty of 'honour killing'

adelaidenow 28 June 2012
By Miles Godfrey

A Sydney man faces a possible life sentence after being convicted of murdering his wife's lover in a so-called honour killing. TAXI driver Hazairin Iskandar stabbed love rival Mohd Shah


Death of a Muslim Honor Killer

FrontPage Magazine 20 June 2012
By Daniel Greenfield

In 1992, Abdul Awkal, a Lebanese Muslim, met up with his wife and her brother at the Family Conciliation Office in the sprawling Lakeside Courthouse. Awkal’s wife had filed for divorce


'The hammer didn’t do it - I had to strangle her'...

Daily Mail 13 June 2012
By Damien Gayle

A failed asylum seeker who strangled his British girlfriend to death after learning he was to be deported was jailed for at least ten-and-a-half years today. Ako Amin, 19, flew into a


'Honour' killing fears over women in fatwa

The Australian 6 June 2012
By Amanda Hodge

FEARS rose yesterday over the fate of five Pakistani women condemned to death by tribal elders for singing and dancing with unrelated men at a wedding, after several villagers claimed they


Arrest mother as accomplice in Texas honor killing

Fox News 1 June 2012
By Phyllis Chesler

On January 1, 2008, two American teenager sisters, 17 year-old Amina Said, and 18 year-old Sarah Said, were shot to death by their Egyptian father, Yaser Said, in Irving, Texas. After a


UK dishonour killing: 'Parents murdered my sister' 24 May 2012

London: The sister of a Pak-origin teenage girl has told British police that she had watched her parents kill their elder daughter in a 'dishonour' killing. Alesha Ahmed testified that


‘Westernised’ Shafilea Ahmed tortured by her Muslim family, court told

Metro 22 May 2012
By Fred Attewill

Shafilea Ahmed – described as ‘thoroughly Westernised’ – was murdered by strict Muslims Iftikhar Ahmed, 52, and Farzana, 49, after their year-long campaign of violence to ‘crush’ her


Video: Stakelbeck on Terror Show: Islamization in America

CBN News 17 May 2012
By Erick Stakelbeck

On this week's edition of the Stakelbeck on Terror show, Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller--two leading voices in the fight against the Islamization of the West--join me to discuss Islamic honor killings in America, Sharia law in your backyard, and the latest on the Ground Zero mega-mosque.


Father of Irish women's murderer charged

Today's Zaman 16 May 2012

The father of a man suspected of murdering two Irish women last year in the province of Izmir has also been charged with their murder. Eyüp Çetin, father of 22-year-old murder suspect


Western Sharia

National Review Online 14 May 2012
By Andrew C. McCarthy

Ismail Belghar, a 36-year-old Muslim man living in Australia, assaulted, abducted, and nearly killed his sister-in-law. The victim, a 25-year-old Moroccan named Canan Kokden, had dared to take her older sister, Mrs. B, to the beach without Belghar’s permission. This heinous effrontery was amplified, Belghar later recounted for police, when Mrs. B thereupon "displayed her body,” sustaining the shoulder sunburn that tipped him off.

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