February 28, 2006
— Ace Or "honor" killings, I guess. Not sure how "honorable" it is to murder a defenseless woman:
1091 honor killings were committed in Turkey in the past 5 years, said Turkish Parliamentary Investigation Commission which was set up to probe honor killings.
The report says women are maltreated generally by their husbands, fathers or brothers. The common peculiarity of men who resort to violence is that they are young and have low income.
5000 worldwide honor killings annually. 5000 murdered women. With little justice for their murders.
On the plus side -- and this is a big plus -- Turkey is brave enough, and sane enough, as a nation to commission an investigation into this, and reveal the results to the world, no matter how shocking.
Posted by: Pablo Honey at February 28, 2006 10:55 AM (CkFXK)
Any minute now...
(tumbleweed bounces by)
Posted by: Xoxotl at February 28, 2006 10:56 AM (Wsi7x)
Posted by: sandy burger at February 28, 2006 11:42 AM (rGBYl)
Posted by: d00d at February 28, 2006 12:26 PM (D7FlM)
Posted by: spurwing plover at February 28, 2006 04:43 PM (1mdPR)
...annnnnny second now.
(looks at watch)
Posted by: Xoxotl at February 28, 2006 06:23 PM (Wsi7x)
If it can't be blamed on
a. President Bush
b. Dick Cheney
c. Karl Rove
d. White heterosexual male Americans
then no one in the MSM, NOW, etc will care iin the slightest.
Anyone willing to bet otherwise?
Posted by: BattleofthePyramids at March 01, 2006 07:34 AM (0/RqM)
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