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A summer of honor killings

A summer of honor killings

The rise in honor killings in Turkey, Jordan, Iran etc. is sparking outrage on social media. And these are the ones we know about. Op-edAbigail R. Esman, 13/08/2020 18:32
Anti-Israelism has mutated to suit the coronavirus

Anti-Israelism has mutated to suit the coronavirus

The newest mutation of antisemitism takes its place among reconstituted older forms, all of them perniciously making their appearances in a host of welcoming milieus.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 24/04/2020 16:28
Western governments play a key role in honor killing escapes

Western governments play a key role in honor killing escapes

All escapees whose experiences I studied were assisted by Western governments, which granted them asylum, put them into the equivalent of witness protection programs, or housed them in government-funded shelters.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 13/02/2020 14:08
Woman killed for posting photo with boyfriend

Woman killed for posting photo with boyfriend

Muslim woman posts photo of herself with a lover - and suffers torture and death at the hands of her family.Nissan Tzur, 13/09/2019 10:53
Israeli Arabs indicted for attempted honor killing of gay teen

Israeli Arabs indicted for attempted honor killing of gay teen

Three Arab men charged in connection with stabbing attack on gay Israeli Arab teen in apparent honor killing attempt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2019 09:00
FGM is a crime against humanity

FGM is a crime against humanity

Estimating the number of girls at risk for FGM in the United States leads to an alarming conclusion.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 19/05/2019 12:59
Lod: Bride-to-be killed just prior to wedding

Lod: Bride-to-be killed just prior to wedding

Arab bride-to-be shot and killed by unknown assailant one day before her wedding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/03/2019 15:57
Lecture at Columbia University: Israel is selling Arab body parts

Lecture at Columbia University: Israel is selling Arab body parts

In her lectures, Arab-Israeli professor Nadera Shaloub- Kevorkian trundles out tall tales of Israel that compete with the blood libels of the Middle Ages. Lee Kaplan, 26/02/2019 09:14
Honor killing - coming to a neighborhood near you

Honor killing - coming to a neighborhood near you

The Houston honor killings, and the murderer's sentence handed down this summer, may finally put the spotlight on a barbaric phenomenon, now imported to the US. Phyllis Chesler's book provides the facts. Rochel Sylvetsky, 02/09/2018 16:13
Bedouin woman shot in suspected 'honor killing'

Bedouin woman shot in suspected 'honor killing'

Divorced Bedouin mother of 7 shot outside her house in suspected 'honor killing.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2018 10:01
Against Faux-Feminists who deny the rights of Muslim Women and Jews

Against Faux-Feminists who deny the rights of Muslim Women and Jews

I can tell you that anti-Semitism—Jew-hatred—is not new among feminists. But today, what I call 'faux feminism' is more interested in alleged Israeli 'occupation' than about Muslim honor killings in that same region.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 04/10/2017 04:57
13-year-old honor-killed on orders of local council

13-year-old honor-killed on orders of local council

After local council ordered killing, girl's family shot her dead, buried body in a local graveyard.Mordechai Sones, 03/07/2017 22:59
Being a Zionist is even worse than being an Islamophobe

Being a Zionist is even worse than being an Islamophobe

History no longer exists or professors no longer care about it; objectivity, true facts, clear reasoning, intellectual diversity, the capacity for self-criticism, have been banished from the Western Academy. Be pro-Israel at your peril.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 26/04/2017 02:00
PA blames Israel for domestic violence

PA blames Israel for domestic violence

PA claims Israel's “violation of human rights” and “siege” of Gaza are responsible for recent rise in domestic violence.Dalit Halevi, 24/04/2017 01:05
Prof. Phyllis Chesler disinvited from honor killings conference

Prof. Phyllis Chesler disinvited from honor killings conference

Chesler is the world's foremost expert on honor killings, rescinding her invitation is an act of academic cowardice.Prof. Richard Landes, 14/04/2017 07:10
Trump's Executive Order is quite in order

Trump's Executive Order is quite in order

As a feminist, scholar, and activist, I think this Order is long overdue. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 30/01/2017 23:57
How Academia whitewashes Muslim honor killings

How Academia whitewashes Muslim honor killings

A study of honor killing in the US is so politically correct and meaningless that it doesn't mention "Muslim honor killings" once.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 23/02/2016 23:15
Women's studies and the moral vacuity of an academic boycott of Israel

Women's studies and the moral vacuity of an academic boycott of Israel

Don't talk to them about hte actual oppression of women, they are wearing blinders to anything that doesn't condemn Israel.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 08/12/2015 10:32
'Barbaric Cultural Practices' Banned in Canada

'Barbaric Cultural Practices' Banned in Canada

Bill banning underage marriage, 'honor killing,' and bigamy passes into law in the Canadian parliament.Dalit Halevy, 21/06/2015 08:56
Crushing Labor Unions, Harbingers of a PA Dictatorship

Crushing Labor Unions, Harbingers of a PA Dictatorship

What kind of government would the Palestinian Arabs have, if they were given a state? Look at the PA's record to see that it is not only with regard to belligerence towards Israel that the world should be concerned. Benyamin Korn, 04/12/2014 09:38
CA: Crackdown on 'Barbaric' Violence Against Women

CA: Crackdown on 'Barbaric' Violence Against Women

'Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act' to crack down on forced marriage, 'honor killings,' underage marriage.Dalit Halevy and Tova Dvorin, 09/11/2014 08:22
Judge Decries 'Honor Violence' in Crucial Sentence

Judge Decries 'Honor Violence' in Crucial Sentence

Father, mother and son were sent to prison in Canada after they threatened daughter over 'defying Pakistani values.'Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 27/09/2014 22:34
Pakistani Interfaith Couples Face Discrimination

Pakistani Interfaith Couples Face Discrimination

Honor killings a rising problem in Pakistan, where whole communities could be targeted over interfaith marriages.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2014 07:45
How the Media Distorts Radical Islam's Record

How the Media Distorts Radical Islam's Record

We have all suffered the glaring omissions, false moral equivalencies, and unfair and unbalanced reporting in the formerly distinguished mainstream media venues.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 30/05/2014 06:30
Pakistani Woman Murdered Over Marriage

Pakistani Woman Murdered Over Marriage

Pregnant Pakistani woman beat to death by family members after marrying the man she loved instead of her cousin.Elad Benari, 28/05/2014 05:16
UN Concerned Over Violence Against Women in the PA

UN Concerned Over Violence Against Women in the PA

The UN organization for women says it is "seriously concerned" over the rising rates of violence against women in PA-assigned areas.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/05/2014 01:35
PA Journalist Calls for End to 'Honor Killings'

PA Journalist Calls for End to 'Honor Killings'

Journalist argues that the practice has roots in the Koran - and urges the Arab world to turn away from violent punishments for women.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 12/05/2014 21:31
What is Going On in Texas, USA?

What is Going On in Texas, USA?

Islamic honor killing has already come to America. Prison Islam is on the rise.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 19/03/2014 04:18
PA 'Honor Killings' Up 100% in 2013

PA 'Honor Killings' Up 100% in 2013

Abbas leaves pledges to change legal leniency for 'honor killings' unfulfilled; law remains and murders double.Ari Yashar, 26/02/2014 01:46
Senior Hamas Official Against 'Honor Killings'

Senior Hamas Official Against 'Honor Killings'

In surprising move, high-ranking Hamas official calls for Palestinian Arabs guilty of promiscuity to marry - not die.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 24/02/2014 23:30
Hamas Lawmaker Blamed in ‘Honor Killing'

Hamas Lawmaker Blamed in ‘Honor Killing'

Hamas lawmaker allegedly coerced PA man into taking his daughter’s life.Maayana Miskin, 24/09/2013 21:07
Arab Woman Beats, Hangs Disabled Daughter

Arab Woman Beats, Hangs Disabled Daughter

Suspected "honor killing" the 20th this year in Palestinian Authority-controlled areas.Ari Soffer, 17/09/2013 15:29
The Price of Justice for a Pakistani Girl

The Price of Justice for a Pakistani Girl

The story of one courageous victim whose family, rather than killing her for defiling "family honor", supported her fight for justice.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 02/06/2013 00:28
Abbas to Keep Reduced Sentences for ‘Honor’ Murder

Abbas to Keep Reduced Sentences for ‘Honor’ Murder

PA Chairman Abbas pledged change, but in reality plans to keep laws giving a 6-month sentence for “honor” murders. Maayana Miskin, 26/12/2012 02:43
Rise in PA ‘Honor Killings’ Despite US Aid

Rise in PA ‘Honor Killings’ Despite US Aid

“Honor Killings” rise sharply in the Palestinian Authority, along with more US aid “designed to support strong institutions” of the PA. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 21/08/2012 14:08
Protest in Bethlehem Slams Violence Against Women

Protest in Bethlehem Slams Violence Against Women

Dozens of women and rights activists in Bethlehem demanded stricter laws to end violence against women.Chana Ya'ar, 02/08/2012 12:13
Honor Killings Remain Fashionable in Gaza

Honor Killings Remain Fashionable in Gaza

Gaza's laws continue to impose a maximum sentence of 24 months for honor killings - making them popular in the Hamas-run enclave.Gabe Kahn., 26/03/2012 22:29
Canada: 3 Convicted of Quadruple 'Honor Killings'

Canada: 3 Convicted of Quadruple 'Honor Killings'

Mohammad Shafia, wife Tooba and son Hamed found guilty of first degree murder of 3 daughters and co-wife.Gil Ronen, 30/01/2012 14:25
Honor Killings Underscore Muslim Women's Plight

Honor Killings Underscore Muslim Women's Plight

At least 675 women in Pakistan have been murdered by husbands or relatives in 'honor killings' as authorities do nothing.Gabe Kahn., 21/12/2011 22:53