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There are so many similar stories. I think this is cultural, not just religious. But if other countries use religion to justify unacceptable behavior, that affects our own citizens, what should we do? Nothing?
Their religion is their way of life. Tough stuff. In eastern Turkey if the woman retaliates and leaves the 'clan' they hunt her down and kill her. And the person who kills her must be her brother or her father. The change has to come from within.
The change from within isn't likely to come anytime soon. So, if it was your child, you would accept that you would never see him again?
No, of course not. I'd do whatever came into my mind. As a person outside the situation I don't know if there's anything that can be done other than what I've said.
It's a difficult one so thanks for answering. I read another story where the kids couldn't come home until they were virtually grown up.
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