Thursday, October 22, 2009

Culturally Enriched Hit and Run

Cultural Enrichment News

There’s been another incident in which a father attempted to kill his daughter for becoming “too Westernized”. As of the time this news article was published, the father hadn’t been found, so the phrase is someone else’s description of the issue. The other injured person is a young woman, so this doesn’t seem to be a boyfriend issue.

According to CNN:

Police: Man Ran Down ‘Too Westernized’ Daughter

(CNN) — Arizona police are looking for an Iraqi man who they allege ran down his daughter and her friend because he believed his daughter had become “too Westernized.”

Peoria, Arizona, police said Wednesday that Faleh Hassan Almaleki, 48, struck his 20-year-old daughter, Noor Faleh Almaleki, and her friend Amal Edan Khalaf with a vehicle he was driving in a parking lot Tuesday afternoon.

Faleh Hassan Almaleki was angry with his daughter “as she had become too ‘Westernized’ and was not living according to [the family’s] traditional Iraq[i] values,” Peoria police said in a statement released Wednesday.
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Noor Faleh Almaleki is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, according to the statement. Khalaf, 43, received injuries that are not life-threatening but is still in the hospital, police said.

Noor Faleh Almaleki lives with Khalaf, police said but did not elaborate on how the two women knew each other.

Faleh Hassan Almaleki was last seen in a gray or silver Jeep Grand Cherokee, police said.

No further details were immediately available.

Peoria is about 13 miles northwest of Phoenix.


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Hat tip: Zenster.

1 comments:

Robert Marchenoir said...

Then again, you have to wonder about the sanity of those people.

They come to live in America, and they are desperate because their daughters get Westernised ? But of course they will ! Didn't they ponder the risk before ?

Not all Muslims are devoted djihadists ; some of them are just dumb.