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This worse than Honour Killing!

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Submitted by B.N.Gururaj (India), Feb 26, 2009 at 09:37

The story of Muzzamil Hassan seems like an endless chain of lies, both in personal life and in the public life. An edifice built on lies is bound to end in this manner. This is proverbial "Sow the wind to reap whirlwind".

Firstly, use of freedom of expression offered in liberal democratic society of US to surreptitiously propagate fundamentalism.

Secondly, marketing the project to the investors with false demographic details.

Thirdly, proclaiming to have been inspired by his beloved wife, when he had been beating her black and blue.

Ordinarily, all these are weaknesses found in any society, any family, though large majority of the families in any society do not face such gruesome disasters every other day. But, what makes it worse is the viciousness shown in beheading the woman with whom he had spent eight years of his life.

If there is even a grain of truth in the assertion that Aasiya was beheaded to prevent her from reaching heaven, that will clinch the issue. It is not honour killing. There is no material to believe that Aasiya had acted dishonourably to invite death. Generically no doubt, it is domestic violence. But, if the reason for beheading, instead of choosing any other method of killing definitely gives it Islamic tilt. The viciousness displayed by Muzzammil Hassan is of such degree, that he not only took revange on his wife in this world by killing here, but he wants sweet revange of depriving her of heaven in the other world!

On the presumption that the method of killing is inspired by Islamic tenets, one can only wonder at the degree of dehumanising influence of Islam. Yet it is praised as highly democratic and egaletarian religion. The hypocrisy of liberal and leftist press knows no limits.

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