October 21, 2009
Attempted honor killing in Arizona: Muslim runs down daughter for becoming too "Westernized"
Faleh Hassan Almaleki is still at large. "Iraqi man runs down daughter for becoming too 'westernized,'" from Yourwestvalley.com, October 21 (thanks to Art):
Peoria police are searching for a man they say ran down his 20-year-old daughter in a parking lot for becoming "too 'westernized' and ... not living according to their traditional Iraq values."
Noor Faleh Almaleki of Surprise was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. Another woman, Amal Edan Khalaf, 43, of Surprise also was struck and is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon in Department of Economic Security parking lot at 8990 W. Peoria Ave....
Detectives from the Peoria Police Violent Crimes Unit, after talking with family and friends, learned Faleh Hassan Almaleki, 48, of Glendale was the driver, and that he is the father of Noor Faleh Almaleki.
Those interviewed also told police he was with her as she had become too "westernized" and had made threats toward her....