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Is Honor Killing Honorable & Justified ?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 11 May '10 10:31 am
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Honour killings are a global issue, with violence and killing in the name of honour being recorded in Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Britain, Brazil, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Guatemala, Holland, India, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Sweden, Syria, Turkey, Uganda, Venezuela and the West Bank. Despite this, the majority of honour killings occur in the Middle East, in Muslim settings. It is important to note that Islamic law and religion do not support the practice. The practice in fact has tribal roots which precede Islam and can be traced back to the Hammurabi and Assyrian tribes of 1200 B.C. It stems from a belief that women, like livestock and land, are the property of men, and that it is a mans role to ensure a stable family structure. A womans virginal status is seen as both the property and responsibility of the man.
Answered by Badal, 11 May '10 11:04 am

 
  
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No --I think only mercy killing in some cases can be done but never honor killing
Answered by krish, 11 May '10 10:38 am

 
  
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Killing itself is not an honorable job!! Its is not expected by any religion, but if its an accepted practice by a certain religion than its not a religion to be followed. No Govt sactions killing expect after trials in democratic courts.
Answered by MS Prasad, 11 May '10 10:36 am

 
  
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Yes. Only in Pakistan in Talibaan.
Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 11 May '10 10:34 am

 
  
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No not at all, it is against the very basics of human nature
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 11 May '10 10:35 am

 
  
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I thought this was outdated with the samurais :)
Answered by judalline, 11 May '10 10:33 am

 
  
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It is barbaric and unjustified
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 11 May '10 04:01 pm

 
  
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