Tuesday, September 13, 2005

"Honour killings", say what?

I've been following so-called honour killings - mainly in Muslim communities - for some time. What's it about? Here's what the BBC says:

Yet they go on and on and on....

A few examples:

Now comes this from the West Bank in Palestine:

My take on such killings? Societies everywhere need to bring the perpetrators of such murders to justice.

Surely, it cannot be the culture in these countries. With apologies to Churchill, "Some practice! Some culture!" If killing under any circumstances is a crime to be condemned, why do these killings continue? I don't get it.

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