Tag Archive | honor killing

Your Daily Muslim: Meryem Dursun

Your Daily Muslim: Meryem Dursun

Arranged marriages are rather commonplace in Islamic communities. Often, families work out agreements for their children to marry one another, and before you know it, the parents are grandparents. However, not all arranged marriages are agreeable to all parties involved (see Shamim Akhtar.) The story of Turkish Muslim Meryem Dursun is one such tragic example. […]

Your Daily Muslim: Mehtab Alam

Your Daily Muslim: Mehtab Alam

Mehtab Alam is a Muslim from Kolkata, India. His friends describe him as “pious.” We all know what that means when the subject is a Muslim… Alam’s sister Nilofar Bibi entered into a traditional Islamic marriage at age 14, and the couple spawned two offspring. Bibi claimed to have been assaulted and harassed by her […]

Your Daily Muslim: Mustafa Hajjaji

Your Daily Muslim: Mustafa Hajjaji

Mustafa Hajjaji, a Muslim immigrant to Italy from Morocco, killed his children to punish his wife for not wearing a veil. Proof you can take the man out of the primitive Muslim country, but you can’t take the primitive Muslim country out of the man. Check out the full story