'Religion Inspired Murders' Archive

Religion Unequivocally Inspires Murder

November 9th, 2009 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 10 comments

Comes now Arsalan Iftikhar, an international human rights lawyer, founder of TheMuslimGuy.com, and contributing editor for Islamica magazine in Washington, to claim that religions don't inspire murder. Clearly, they ...

Late-Term Abortion Can Never Justify Murder

June 2nd, 2009 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders, Society / 21 comments

Frankly, I am disturbed by late-term abortions. As I wrote several years ago (previous article "The Question of Sentience"), I think it's entirely arbitrary that we draw the moral ...

Beheading is Not “Domestic Violence”

February 24th, 2009 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 12 comments

From the "elephant in the room" department comes this little item: As I'm sure you've all heard by now, a Muslim TV executive who had started a network to "counter ...

Rape, then Martyrdom: Gifts of Islam

February 4th, 2009 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 8 comments

Iraqi woman had 80 women raped then recruited as suicide bombers A WOMAN suspected of recruiting more than 80 female suicide bombers has confessed to organising their rapes so she ...

Indonesian executed for killing 42 women

July 11th, 2008 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 4 comments

Indonesian executed for killing 42 women Suradji was arrested in May 1997 following the discovery of a body in a field close to this house in Lubukpakan, a village ...

A Medieval Theocracy With Rockets

February 4th, 2008 / Humor, Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 6 comments

Two Iranian sisters convicted of adultery face being stoned to death after the supreme court upheld the death sentences against them, the Etemad newspaper Monday quoted their lawyer as saying. ...

Supernatural Fantasy Play Kills Woman

February 3rd, 2008 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 1 comment

ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A man accused of killing his wife says he was trying to exorcise a demon from her when the devil entered his body and caused her ...

Sudanese ‘Soldiers of Monotheism’ Murder U.S. Diplomat

January 5th, 2008 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 2 comments

(CNN) -- A group calling itself the Partisans of Monotheism in Sudan claimed responsibility Friday for the shooting death of an American diplomat and his driver early New Year's Day. "The ...

Islamic Social Services: Strangulation Not About Hijab

December 13th, 2007 / Religion Inspired Murders / 20 comments

Selma Djukic, a spokeswoman for the Canadian Council on American-Islamic Relations, called it a case of domestic abuse. "This is a tragedy. This another woman that has succumbed to domestic violence ...

Children are Targets of Nigerian Witch Hunt

December 11th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 9 comments

Mary Sudnad, 10, grimaces as her hair is pulled into corn rows by Agnes, 11, but the scalp just above her forehead is bald and blistered. Mary tells her story ...

Father Strangles 16-Year-Old Daughter for not Wearing Hijab

December 11th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 6 comments

H/T Irreligion.org Father Strangles 16-Year-Old Daughter for not Wearing Hijab A 16-year-old girl is in critical condition after being choked by a man believed to be her father, apparently after ...

Canadian serial murderer wanted to rid world of ‘evil ways’

December 10th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 2 comments

Canadian serial-killer Robert Pickton, convicted in the deaths of six drug-addicted prostitutes, said in letters published Monday he aimed to rid society of its "evil ways." The two letters obtained by ...

Hero

October 16th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Religion Inspired Murders / 6 comments

HOGANAS, Sweden (CNN) -- Swedish artist Lars Vilks says all he's doing is taking a stand in the name of artistic expression. But because of that stand, on this afternoon ...

‘Communicating with God’ = Insanity

August 14th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 8 comments

911 tapes show alarmed family in exorcism case Ronald Marquez and his 19-year-old daughter believed they were communicating with God and deceased relatives before they performed what family members described ...

Sex video causes outrage in Nigeria’s Muslim north

August 13th, 2007 / Film, Newswire, Religion, Religion Inspired Murders, Society / 20 comments

ABUJA (Reuters) - An amateur video of a northern Nigerian film actress in a sex scene has caused a public outcry in the Muslim north, prompting a movie industry body ...

Death the only escape for many Islamic extremists

July 13th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / 1 comment

THE windowless room inside the girls' madrassa was charred, transformed from a seat of religious learning to an inferno by the suicide bomber who detonated his charge as Pakistani commandos ...