Texas: Christmas day slaughter was Islamic honor killing

I saw this story a couple of days ago where an Iranian man, Aziz Yazdanpanah, dressed as Santa Claus killed six family members that included “Nasrin Rahmaty, 55, who was Yazdanpanah’s wife; Nona Yazdanpanah, 19, his daughter; Ali Yazdanpanah, 15, his son; Zohreh Rahmaty, 58, his sister-in-law; Hossein Zarei, 59, his brother-in-law; and Sahra Zarei, 22, his niece.

My first thought was that it was possibly an Islamic honor killing, however there was so little information released and of course our politically correct media isn’t going to label it that.

However, Jihad Watch has found an article by the Dallas Morning News that provides details that sure sound like what we’ve come to know as a classic Islamic honor killing. At the bottom of the article the DMN provides insight from the daughter’s classmates:

DALLAS MORNING NEWS – …But a more ominous portrait emerged of Yazdanpanah in interviews with some of his daughter’s other classmates.

She would come to school crying and telling us her dad was crazy,” said Lacie Reed, 18. “He wouldn’t let her wear certain things. He was always taking her phone away, checking her call history and checking her text messages.”

Friends said Nona’s father had installed cameras all around the home so he could watch the family’s comings and goings. Others said he nailed her bedroom window shut so she could not sneak out at night and see her boyfriend.

“She couldn’t date at all until she was a certain age, but when he was going to let her date she couldn’t date anyone outside of their race or religion,” Reed said.

Yiselle Alvarenga, 18, said Nona’s mother and brother seemed to come to her aid when her father punished her.

“He would take her phone away and her mother would give it back to her and her brother would let her use his phone,” Alvarenga said. “She was doing good. She was just excited that her life was going to start and she was going to have control of it.”



If any of you remember seeing the Fox News documentary on Islamic Honor killings in America, you’ll remember how obsessive the father became about his daughter in who she could date, where she could go, what she could wear, etc. This sounds like the same kind of obsession which is why Jihad Watch calls it an honor killing.

Click over to Jihad Watch to read the entire article.

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