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Thu May 5, 2016, 10:10 PM

Pakistan teen poisoned, choked and burned alive in 'honor killing'

Source: CNN


Islamabad (CNN) More than a dozen people have been arrested after a teenage girl was choked, injected with poison, tied to a van and then burned to death.

Police in Abbottabad in Pakistan's northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province said the death was a so-called honor killing ordered by a tribal council after the girl, 16-year-old Ambreen, allegedly helped a neighbor and her boyfriend elope.

"The order came after Ambreen's neighbor, Saima, had eloped with her boyfriend on the 22nd of April," police officer Khurram Rasheed said.

Rasheed said the girl's killing was ordered after a 15 member tribal council, or Jirga, gathered to investigate the elopement.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/05/asia/pakistan-teen-girl-killed/index.html

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MariaThinks May 2016 OP
AuntPatsy May 2016 #1
scscholar May 2016 #2
PersonNumber503602 May 2016 #3
840high May 2016 #4
dkhbrit May 2016 #8
rockfordfile May 2016 #12
Throd May 2016 #13
PatrickforO May 2016 #5
YOHABLO May 2016 #6
McCamy Taylor May 2016 #7
smirkymonkey May 2016 #9
smirkymonkey May 2016 #10
Coventina May 2016 #11
smirkymonkey May 2016 #14
Democat May 2016 #15
smirkymonkey May 2016 #16

Response to MariaThinks (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:15 PM

1. Omg I read that earlier, the terror she must have felt, they are not deserving of life since

they value it not

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Response to MariaThinks (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:29 PM

2. This is the future Republicans...

 

want for all of us.

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Response to scscholar (Reply #2)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:36 PM

3. I think I read that on their campaign websites.

Almost word for word this what they said they want.

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Response to scscholar (Reply #2)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:41 PM

4. Politics don't belong in

 

this sad thread. May she Rest in Peace.

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Response to scscholar (Reply #2)

Fri May 6, 2016, 02:41 AM

8. No it isnt

Comparing this to domestic politics is pathetic and insulting.

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Response to dkhbrit (Reply #8)

Fri May 6, 2016, 06:44 PM

12. It's exactly what they would want to do to women.

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Response to rockfordfile (Reply #12)

Fri May 6, 2016, 06:56 PM

13. What's stopping them?

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Response to MariaThinks (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:59 PM

5. Religion sucks.

It just does. When dogma trumps common decency, religion is what we get.

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Response to MariaThinks (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 11:55 PM

6. Just plain barbarism .. these people's brains are from the bronze age. Religion is poison.

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Response to MariaThinks (Original post)

Fri May 6, 2016, 02:38 AM

7. Why do these men hate women? Are the so powerless that they can only feel strong when they kick

a woman? Or do they view their women as chattel that must be kept in line like slaves?

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Reply #7)

Fri May 6, 2016, 10:06 AM

9. There is something seriously wrong with this culture.

How can men do such a thing to a 16 year old girl - or anybody - for such a trivial matter.

They are sick and barbaric. I hope the perpetrators get what is coming to them, but I'm not holding my breath.

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Response to MariaThinks (Original post)

Fri May 6, 2016, 11:06 AM

10. I was reading about it in the Washington Post and unwisely

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clicked on a link to the horrific photo of the poor girl's charred remains. It was a horrifying sight. I can't even imagine what she must have gone through in those last moments. It was something that I wish I could un-see.

Just sickening.

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Response to MariaThinks (Original post)

Fri May 6, 2016, 06:35 PM

11. Can we call Pakistan a failed state now?

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Response to Coventina (Reply #11)

Sat May 7, 2016, 02:24 AM

14. Yes, absolutely.

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Response to MariaThinks (Original post)

Sat May 7, 2016, 06:05 AM

15. In a related thread some DUers can't understand why women live in fear

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Response to MariaThinks (Original post)

Sat May 7, 2016, 07:10 AM

16. K&R

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