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Muslim Honor Killing Elephants in the Room at the New York Times

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Posted on July 14 2010 7:30 pm
Phyllis Chesler is an Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at City University of New York. For extended biography visit The Phyllis Chesler Organization.
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From my latest piece at Pajamas Media:

Yesterday I posted a piece at FOX about the mainstream media’s extensive coverage of honor killings—but only if they are committed by Hindus and in faraway India. These media outlets will not use the word “honor killing” and “Muslim” or “honor killing” and “Islam” in the same sentence. For example, over this past weekend, the New York Times, no longer the Paper of Record, ran a front page article about a Hindu caste-related honor killing in Koderma, India.

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I am not suggesting that such killings are not taking place. I am noting, with surprise, that coverage of them is both rather sudden and overwhelming.

Continue reading at PJM.

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