The year is 2008.

  1. A young Iraqi woman falls in love with a British soldier.
  2. Her father hears of this and subsequently, assisted by his two sons, stamps on, suffocates and stabs to death his own daughter.  He is outraged that she has shamed his family in this way.  Furthermore, he claims that she deserved this, as what she did was unacceptable to any Muslim that honours his religion.
  3. The father is not prosecuted for his barbaric behaviour.  It is apparently on honour killing, and therefore tolerated.  In this case, the police apparently congratulated him.

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One thought on “Outraged”

  1. An even bigger outrage is that this goes on, not only in Iraq, day after day after day.

    Ellen R. Sheeley, Author
    “Reclaiming Honor in Jordan”

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