Manipulating language - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mike B
    • 11.11.10 | 00:32 (IST)

    At first pass it seems as if Tibi is condemning the actual practice of male relatives murdering their own wives, daughters, nieces and sisters, even mothers, usually to avenge or punish some perceived disobedience. What I believe he is actually trying to achieve is to stifle public awareness of the practice by preventing open press coverage of cases in front of the courts. And to add insult to injury he wants the very families that may have been involved in the murder of their own women to get compensation without having to provide any proof of slander?

    from the article: Israel Arab MK: No murders should ever be called 'honor killing'
    First published 21:10 10.11.10 | Last updated 21:10 10.11.10
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