* Girls Just Wanna Have Guns.com would love to see the moderate Muslims publicly condemn these atrocities their very devoted brethren commit. Sharia law is the moral code and religious law of Islam; it is “the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed”… but surely Mohammed didn’t believe honor killings, acid burning your wife or the marriage of children was right… surely.
Why does it matter that the practice of honor killing has Islamic sanction? Because if the roots of honor killing are never discussed and always ignored, the practice will never stop. Until the Islamic roots of the practice are discussed openly and human rights groups begin calling for reform, honor killings will continue in the Islamic world — and in Muslim communities in the West.
A Yemeni father has burned his 15-year-old daughter to death for keeping in touch with her fiance, police said, sparking further outrage in Yemen.
by, The Toronto Sun
Sanaa, Yemen: A Yemeni father has burned his 15-year-old daughter to death for keeping in touch with her fiance, police said, sparking further outrage in Yemen, where an eight-year girl died from internal bleeding on her wedding night a month ago.