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Deadly crush May 12, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — KateNorlock @ 1:51 pm

What can I say about the unrepentant murderer of an Iraqi girl whose crime was to be seen talking to a British soldier?  Honor killings are not new under the sun, but the details of this beating and choking are heartbreaking, and the fate of the mother of the dead girl remains unresolved.  As PZ Myers points out, her father was congratulated for killing his daughter by police, because “they are men and they know what honor is.”

 

 
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