Teenage girl stoned to death for having boyfriend of the wrong religion

Teenage girl stoned to death for having boyfriend of the wrong religion

A 17-year-old girl has been stoned to death in Iraq because she loved a teenage boy of the wrong religion. As a horrifying video of the stoning went out on the Internet, the British arm of Amnesty International condemned the death of Du’a Khalil Aswad as "an abhorrent murder" and demanded that her killers be brought to justice.

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Black Sun Journal » Islamic Social Services: Strangulation Not About Hijab / December 13th, 2007, 2:51 am / #1

[…] How is it an ‘oversimplification‘ to say that her father killed her because she would not wear the headscarf? What possible extenuating circumstances could emerge to justify this atrocity? That’s like saying its an ‘oversimplification‘ that Du’a Khalil Aswad, a young Iraqi, was stoned to death because she had a boyfriend of the wrong religion. (previous article) […]

Fallen_Angel / May 9th, 2008, 8:02 am / #2

Things like this truly enrage me…why are children so young being killed for stupid religious reasons….WTF!!!…a child is suppose to be the most loved item in your life yet some fathers or mothers would rather be rich or with some person that dosen’t give a rats ass about them and abuses them to make them feel better about themself…yet a child is there for you when you need them the most…to kill your own child you must be pertty fucked up in the head to kill your own flesh and blood… if you kill your offspring another will kill you…if you date someone of a different religion what is the big deal…black, white, mexican, christian, muslim, athiest…what different truly…we have hearts, mind, and feelings…nothing different about us…just what you choose to be different….

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