Honor killings and hate groups

This is two separate assignments..Please do not combine them!

 

#1

 

After reading the articles, Are honor killings simply domestic violence? and ‘Honour’ crimes are domestic abuse, plain and simple, please respond to each of the following questions:

  1. Are honor killings simply domestic violence?
  2. What similarities do honor killings have with other forms of interpersonal crime? What differences do they exhibit?
  3. In your opinion, what is the best way for the criminal justice system to treat and respond to honor killings?


Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.

Article Links- http://www.meforum.org/2067/are-honor-killings-simply-domestic-violence

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/mar/21/honour-crime-domestic-abuse

 

#2

Please view the video, Inside USA – Rise of hate, Part 1, or read the article, Number of U.S. hate groups is rising, report says, in preparation for this discussion.

Were you aware of the number and range of recognized hate groups in these states? This video helps us learn about hate groups in the United States. In addition, please visit theTeaching Tolerance website and view the Hate Map. Please review the maps for the state in which you live, or a state of your choice. Respond to each of the following questions:

  1. Were you aware of the number and range of recognized hate groups in these states?
  2. Why would individuals make the decision to associate with these groups?
  3. As we see, every one of us is a target in one way or another. How does this targeting turn to hate crime?
  4. How has the definition and prosecution of hate crimes evolved?

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references

Video Link- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqDvun7Z_HY&feature=youtu.be

Article Link- http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/08/us/number-of-us-hate-groups-on-the-rise-report-says.html?_r=3

http://www.tolerance.org/

https://www.splcenter.org/hate-map