There Is No Honor In Killing

November 9th, 2005 · 3 Comments
by Booksquare

KABUL, Afghanistan Nov 8, 2005 — Poet Nadia Anjuman was beaten to death, and her husband and mother have been arrested. The United Nations condemned the killing Tuesday as symptom of continuing violence against Afghan women four years after the fall of the Taliban.

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  • Candy // Nov 9, 2005 at 11:49 am

    When I hear about something like this, my first thought is always “I wonder how many other women–quiet women without fame, unknown to others except their immediate circle of family and friends–this has happened to.”

  • J. Grant // Nov 9, 2005 at 4:17 pm

    Very sad, I hope the world wakes up soon and starts to really make it know that this type of barbaric behaviour will not be tolerated.

  • Booksquare // Nov 9, 2005 at 9:45 pm

    Too many — one is too many. Anyone who thinks his honor will be saved by this behavior is seriously deluded. And, if you believe in that sort of thing, not destined for a happy afterlife. It’s murder, plain and simple.