Dad accused in ‘honor killing’ will not face death penalty

A Glendale, Arizona man accused of killing his daughter in an “honor killing” will not face the death penalty, after Almaleki’s attorney, Billy Little, a public defender, asked a judge to take special precautions to ensure the County Attorney’s Office wouldn’t wrongly seek the death penalty because Almaleki is a Muslim: prosecutors said Almaleki has admitted killing his daughter because she disgraced the family by not following traditional Iraqi or Muslim values.

via:[http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/02/19/20100219honor-killing.html]

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