I see these kinds of stuff and people tell me that this has nothing to do with Islam, nor Islamic culture - and yet I've heard of only Islamic places where they literally think about stoning their daughter to death for having been raped by someone against their will at the age of 10.
Does anyone know why if only Islamic countries have such a thing called "honor killings", then we shouldn't think that Islam is responsible for it? Should we see it as just "part of their culture", even though they murder their own children in cold blood in the name of their faith?
Most Helpful Girl
''Honour Killing'' is absolutely Islamic. Honour killing is a manifestation of global phenomenon in general and Muslim nations in particular. Since this terrible inhumane practice does exists only among the Muslims of the world very often civilized people do blame Islam as the precursor of this dreadful act.
Most others do not agree with this notion at all; and they try to put the blame on the tribal/cultural practice, and do not consider Islam is anyway responsible for it.
These barbaric killings occur only to save the honour of the family, and not for any animosity or for wealth or gold. In 100% of cases the killers have no animosity, rather they love the girl as their own daughter or sister, but they kill the girl anyway upon their ethical compulsion to save their family honour, or to erase family stigmas.
The victims cry, beg for their life but the family members become merciless (out of their ethical prejudices and also religious burden of fear) and kill the victim. After killing family members usually mourn and cry for the victim (usually loving daughter or sister) but feel solace that they have done the right thing to save their family honour.
And this kind of cruel killings to save family honour had happened, still happening, and will remain to happen only to a Muslim family.5
Most Helpful Guy
Honor killings exist in many societies. They don't always use the word honor but the idea is the same.
During the fifties (and before) in France a guy who caught his wife with a lover and killed them would usually be acquitted. I'm not certain how a court would judge in Latin America, in Greece or in Spain.1
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