Does this look like a ‘religion of peace’ to you? The reason for this ‘honor killing’ will make you see red. It also begs the question: why don’t we see more feminists speaking out against Islam?
The brother of an Arab woman who was beaten to death with a hammer and set on fire in northern Israel was arrested last month on suspicion of murdering his sister in an honor killing.
Details of the case were under gag order until Thursday evening.
Hussein Yussuf Rahal, 22, of Bayt Zarzir was arrested on suspicion of murdering his 19-year-old sister Ranin. According to details of the investigation released by police, on the night of January 12, Rahal allegedly kidnapped Ranin from a village outside the Galilean city of Nazareth, drove her to a forest nearby and bludgeoned her to death with a hammer before setting her body on fire.
Her remains were found in a forest near Kibbutz Hanaton, a few miles away, the next day. Rahal was arrested five days later, on January 17, and hasn’t cooperated with investigators since.
Police officials told Channel 10 that the motive for the murder was believed to be family honor.
“The investigation found that the victim’s modern lifestyle didn’t sit well with the family,” a police official said. “The brother didn’t love that she wore modern clothes and left the house to live alone.”
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