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Honour crime up by 40% due to rising fundamentalism
Police have seen 'honour' crime surge by 40 per cent due to rising fundamentalism, new figures show.
Honour-based violence, including crimes like murder, rape and kidnap has rocketed in London during the past year.
Reported instances of intimidation and attempts at forced marriage have also increased by 60 per cent.
'One reason is the rise in fundamentalism. The problem is increasing in communities around the UK.
'We are seeing a rise not only in honour killings, but also in female genital mutilation and polygamy.'
'The rise in Sharia courts is another indication of more fundamental beliefs.
Originally posted by lpowell0627
Once again, Muslims are under attack. How is a Muslim family appealing for the return of a loved one that they killed any different than the non-Muslim families in the US that do the same exact thing?! ...
Statistics are statistics. But I don't think attacking the entire Muslim religeon as brutal and / or barbaric does anything but incite more hatred and violence.