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Originally posted by Nygdan
Groups like the taliban and the wahabbists, they're like, mean amish or something.
Originally posted by boogyman
As much As I would like to see certain major religions banned (and I dont just mean Islam) I have to be fair....
I am fairly certain that honor killing is a cultural issue and not a religious one.
Any culture in which women "traditionally" have a lower status then men will have honor killing .
You'd be surprised how many of the so called "muslim" customs are actually cultural customs.
For instance no where in the koran does its say that women have to wear a circus tent for the rest of their lives. I think it might say something along the lines of "women should be modest " and that got interperted to justify the whole burkha thing. Honestly I could be mistake but im pretty sure im right.
boogyman wrote: I am fairly certain that honor killing is a cultural issue and not a religious one.
A YOUNG Asian woman was murdered for bringing disgrace on her family — after they heard a love song had been dedicated to her on a radio station, cops said yesterday.
The so-called honour killing was probed by West Yorkshire Police — but they met a wall of silence in the girl’s Pakistani community.
Originally posted by sardion2000
just seem to keep going round and round, over and over again,
I for one believe we should leave em alone, but the thing is some of them dont want to leave us alone so we can't do nothing.
Well one thing we can do is get off Oil
Do muslim religious laws punish men for sexual infractions the same way they do women?
I know that young women have been killed for talking to young men.
I've read accounts of honor killings being carried out by wrapping women in heavy chains and throwing them in the family's swimming pool.
I think, got started after some wars cut the male population down.
Muslim religious leaders are the only ones that can help put an end to this horrifying practice.
Clearly, the prevailing view that devalues and belittles women is derived from sociocultural factors that are justified by a distorted and erroneous interpretation of religion, especially of Islam.
However one Kurdish Swede, who in his youth in a Kurdish village saw a girl he played with burnt to death by her father because she had pre-marital sex, said religion did play a role.
"The roots are in religion," he said. "The honour of the clan is based on religion, especially for Muslims. They see it as shameful if a female family member has pre- or extra-marital sex and that they can make the shame go away by committing the honour-related murder."
Originally posted by PistolPete
What research have you found to otherwise say this problem isn't a religious issue? I'd like to see it.
Originally posted by ZeroDeep
I asked you to adress the issue of non-islamic honour killings which occur in India, and what spurs these?