A New Sect of Honor Killing Enthusiasts

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A German paper reported that despite warnings from shelter workers, Arzu couldn’t bear the separation from her boyfriend and went to spend a night at his residence in November. His home, however, was only a kilometer and a half from her family home and was probably under observation. That night, her five brothers and sisters broke in, threatened the boyfriend with a gun before knocking him to the floor and kidnapping Arzu. That was the last time the young woman was seen alive. The police took the five into custody, one of whom, the oldest sister, works for the city administration.

While German police are still investigating Arzu’s murder, they are searching for another Yazidi honor killer, Ali Askar Hasso Barakat, a native of Iraq. In the name of “honor,” Barakat murdered his 13-year-old daughter, Sousan, last month with two shots to the head and one in the neck on an open street. The daughter had fled the family home for a youth shelter because of her father’s violence and was lured to an arranged, supervised meeting at a neutral site by a letter from her parents, in which, using touching language, they wanted to discuss the problems that existed between them.

“We are not judges and not police; we are your parents and would very much like to know how you are doing after six months,” they wrote.

But Sousan’s father had already judged her and planned to carry out the death sentence after the meeting. The reason? Sousan’s friends told a German newspaper the deceased simply wanted more freedom. The paper reported the father was offended that Sousan “instead of helping with the housework every day and taking care of her three younger brothers, wanted to take part in social life, to live as a German among Germans.” A woman’s living a Western lifestyle is all too often the pretext for an honor murder.

And Sousan appeared to be well on her way to becoming fully integrated into German society before her untimely death, if she wasn’t already.  She was a member of a judo club as well as of the fire department and “liked to meet her friends after school.” Her mother is also being investigated for her daughter’s murder.

German police believe Sousan’s father is no longer in Germany. He may have had help in escaping as well as in procuring the murder weapon from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), a Kurdish terrorist organization fighting both the Turkish and Iranian governments for an independent Kurdistan. The outlawed PKK, which is well represented in Germany and other Western European countries, is also suspected of making life very difficult for Yazidi women on the run. Those women the police have helped are placed in the equivalent of an American witness protection program but are often found – and very quickly at that – through the European-wide PKK network.

One 16-year old Yazidi teenager, a German newspaper reports, caught kissing her Pakistani boyfriend by her brother, fled the family home that night, fearing an honor murder. She was on the run for at least five and a half years, living in several different cities and two other countries besides Germany, but was always discovered. Another brother has joined her in the program because he fell in love with a non-Yazidi woman.

Besides the PKK, the Yazidi clan chiefs also hire detectives to find these fear-filled women.

“The Yazidi clan chiefs seldom give up; they want to bring back, often with violence, the renegades – or simply take revenge,” the paper reported.

It was actually an honor murder that brought the Yazidis to world attention several years ago. A 17-year-old Yazidi girl, Du’a Khalil Aswad, was stoned to death in Iraq in 2007 and a shocking video of the murder sparked worldwide outrage. The girl’s crime? She had fallen in love with a Muslim boy.

One cannot speak of integration in Germany and other Western European countries. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has already announced that multiculturalism is a failure. It has imported, and tolerated, barbarisms such as honor murders into Western societies, where, ironically, the victims are usually girls and women who want to integrate. The Yazidi families who killed Arzu and Sousan represent an anti-civilization who voluntarily self-segregate themselves in their communities from the host country’s culture and values. And since these anti-civilizational laws and values are the only ones respected in these communities, and fear and respect of German laws are non-existent, then the horror of honor murders is in Germany to stay.

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To get the whole story on why the Left is in league with honor murderers from adversary cultures and turns a callous blind eye to the female victims, watch Frontpage editor Jamie Glazov’s speech in March 2011 to the San Fernando Chapter Valley Chapter for Act! for America:

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  • AnimalFarm

    There is no room in the civilized world for such barbarism. The deafening silence from liberals and feminists is beyond shameful. This is the face of multiculturalism. Our culture IS superior to that of these barbarians. Immigrants should be required to repudiate these savage beliefs, if they don't they shouldn't bother immigrating. We don't need their infernal gutter culture and religion nor do we want it., It's poison.

    • http://visionsandprinciples.blogspot.com/ InRussetShadows

      The liberals and feminists CANNOT promote America. To do so requires giving up their friends, their comfortable thought patterns, their hangouts, and possibly even their job (as government apparatchiks, political fundraisers, etc). They are just as much prisoners of their own world as the Yazidi women are of theirs; only liberals are not met with death for leaving liberalism. We keep thinking that something will wake up the liberals and the feminists. No. Nothing they read or hear will ever affect them. Some of them can learn through repeated uncomfortable situations, but most will not wake up, ever.

  • ASG

    And here I am thinking Muslims are the craziest people in the world along comes an even crazier sect of the worlds largest and most evil cult.

  • Eric G

    I have a relative who once believed in multiculturalism and would never favor one culture — especially Western — over another. In his role of Community Organizer, he works with immigrants of other cultures and found himself in the difficult position of encouraging youth to stay in school, contrary to the local immigrant culture, which discourages staying in school and complying with an oppressive status-quo culture.

    He now acknowledges the Western concept of education is favorable over the particular immigrant mentality, and I no longer hear him promote multiculturalism.

  • Alex Kovnat

    If Yazidism (it is very fitting that the name rythymes with Nazism) grows in power, the kind of government it would create could be as negative as North Korea.

  • MartinK

    Although I am not familiar with details of this particular sect, but I am seeing a pattern here: honour killing (or similar mechanisms of extreme female-guarding) are found, besides islam, in cultures and regions that had historically bordered with islam, or had coexisted with it.
    From christians of Spain through Sicily and Southern Balkans, to these Yazids, up to Sikhs in India, we see repeated emphasis on cultural endogamy and macho-styled "honour".

    A chicken-egg question in relation to islam? Not necessarily. Courting and marying non-muslim women had always belonged to islam's toll-kit. Neighbouring cultures – islam's competitors – evolved extreme "jealousy" as a response.

  • No Dhimmi tool

    Thanks for writing that. Disturbing to say the least.

    I would have emphasized this part at the beginning, however, since readers will likely be familiar with this incident and immediately know what you're talking about. I was distracted throughout the article, thinking, "What about the honor killing that went viral – that was Yazidi."

    "It was actually an honor murder that brought the Yazidis to world attention several years ago. A 17-year-old Yazidi girl, Du’a Khalil Aswad, was stoned to death in Iraq in 2007 and a shocking video of the murder sparked worldwide outrage. The girl’s crime? She had fallen in love with a Muslim boy."

  • Jaladhi

    Every Muslim from non-Muslim countries should be sent to all those Islamic hell holes whom they love so much and yet migrated to civilized lands. These people are not worthy of living with human beings!!!

  • Jillian Gordon

    For anyone who's interested, the Atheist Conservative has an informative post on the Yezidis (or Yazidis) here:

  • Anamah

    We must stop this fanatics, sick, perverted and violent supremacist. You are despicable and we have enough of your crazy doctrine. You are going to be stopped step by step. Enough is enough!

  • Brujo Blanco

    If this behavior is tolerated in the least it will expand and be out of control. Islam tolerates and encourages violence.

  • Gardanzari

    For me being a Yazidi, and living in Georgia is very said to read this story;
    I consider the honor killings are something attributable to muslim societies;
    For Georgian Yazidi community living more than 100 yaers inside christian community, honor killings is something unimaginable; so i consider as time will pass, there will be probably need for a new generation which will eradicate honor killings;

  • http://candlesforchange.webs.com Ell Cee

    Fri 24, Feb there is an event to Honor the lives of the Victims lost to this sort of crime. Here is the event page on Facebook. Please join us as we Honor the Persecuted and Shine Light on Injustice. http://www.facebook.com/events/208919299166871/

  • bbf

    I and the public know
    What all schoolchildren learn
    Those to whom evil is done
    Do evil in return