U.S. Beheading Is a Crime, Not an Honor Killing

Soheila Vahdati  – Womensenews – Thurs 26 Feb, 2008

A prominent Buffalo businessman’s beheading of his wife last week is being discussed as an honor crime. Soheila Vahdati says that’s the wrong term for a domestic homicide that occurs inside the United States.

(Editor’s Note: The following is a commentary. The opinions expressed are those of the author and not necessarily the views of Women’s eNews).

(WOMENSENEWS)–The killing of a woman by her husband is hardly news. Sadly it is the ugly and familiar face of domestic violence.

That is, unless the man is a proud prominent Muslim who made countering Muslim stereotypes his business. . .

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