Seyed Ali Musawi, Seyed Ali Musawi studied religion and history at the University of California, San Diego and subsequently he studied for more than 8 years at the Islamic Seminary in Qum, Iran, focusing on Islamic... Answered 3 years ago

Salaam Allaikum,

Honor Killings are a cultural issue which exist all throughout the world, in both Islamic and non Islamic cultures. As such, they have no origin in the religion and they are condemned as an unlawful murder.

Many times, this type of violence is promoted throughout Western Media as a uniquely Islamic issue, whereas we find that it is something which can be found throughout the world in all sorts of religions and cultures.