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Exposed: Daily Mail’s anti-Muslim bollocks on honour killings

by | 29th, March 2012

MORE anti-Muslim bias in thd Daily Mail, this time on the issue of honour killings and crimes. The paper’s  Leon Watson’s name appear on the March 19 story:

Most young British Muslims support violence against women who ‘dishonour’ their families, a Panorama investigation will claim today

Only not all Asian are Muslims. The poll  stated :

TWO-THIRDS OF YOUNG ASIANS AGREE FAMILIES SHOULD LIVE ACCORDING TO – THE CONCEPT OF “HONOUR” NEW POLL SUGGESTS

Adding:

A poll commissioned by BBC Panorama suggests that  more than two-thirds of young Asians (69%) living in Great Britain agree families should live according to the concept of ‘honour’ – or ‘izzat’ – with 18% of those interviewed agreeing specific acts by a woman seen as bringing her family dishonour were reasonable justification for physical punishment .

And:

While just 6% say that in certain circumstances it can be right to physically punish a female member of the family if she brings dishonour, when presented with a list of possible reasons 18% actually say at least one is reasonable justification.

The Survey said:

Notwithstanding, three times this number (i.e. 18%) in the entire sample selected one or more of five ‘reasonable justifications’ for physical punishment of female members of the family. The figure was highest among Asian Christians (23%), followed by Muslims (20%), Sikhs (14%), and Hindus (13%).

The relative weight attached to each of the five

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