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 Post subject: Noor Faleh Almaleki Dies After Father Runs Her Over with Car
PostPosted: Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:03 am 
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I find this case to be one of the worst I've read about recently. Why would you move your family from Iraq to the US and then still try to live like you're in Iraq? This man should be tried, convicted, and then given the harshest penalty the law will allow! :evil: What an incredible coward! He tries to save his "honor" by killing his daughter but he's not got the guts to stand and face the consequences...rotten bastard. :evil:

Noor Faleh Almaleki Dies: Iraqi Woman In US Dead After Father Runs Her Over For Being Too Westernized


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When something like this occurs less than five miles from one’s own home like this, one can only say, “What the hell were they thinking by giving this guy a chance to be out of jail!” :scratch: :scratch: A short time ago there also a local case where a young boy was repeatedly raped by family members. They were Ethiopian and didn’t call the authorities because they believed the molestation was the boy’s fault. In this case the father not only believes he did nothing wrong but it was his duty to “defend his family’s honor.” We have the death penalty but it has been years since anyone has been executed. If anyone deserves death this guy fills the bill, parent killing child is one of the more horrific crimes I can imagine. :violent2:

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 Post subject: Re: Noor Faleh Almaleki Dies After Father Runs Her Over with Car
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The father talked about "... traditional Iraqi values ...". Where does running over one's kid fit into that?

What the hell did they come to this country for? And didn't they associate with other Iraqi's in the US? Westernization is inevitable to some degree. Why the hell did they move to the US, if he didn't want the westernization?

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The only “traditional Iraqi value” this guy was following was to get the hell out of Iraq before Saddam could kill him. I think I read some where the whole family were naturalized citizens, sounds like an acceptance of westernization to me.

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 Post subject: Noor Faleh Almaleki Dies After Father Runs Her Over: UPDATE
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This would seem to be the ultimate “No speaka the language” I have ever seen. It does NOT in anyway mitigate killing your own daughter or does cultural differences. The lawyer looks ready to put the victim on trial, this in turn makes the father into a victim.


Lawyer: Iraqi immigrant charged in westernized daughter's killing doesn't grasp legal system

An Iraqi immigrant accused of killing his 20-year-old daughter because he believed she had become too westernized doesn't understand court proceedings and may need a mental-health evaluation, his lawyer said Wednesday.

The lawyer, Billy Little, said he first met with 49-year-old Faleh Hassan Almaleki on Tuesday, and the immigrant didn't understand the role of his lawyer, the judge or a grand jury.

"He just doesn't have a clue as to what's going on," Little told The Associated Press. "I can't determine if it's language, cultural or a mental-health issue.". . .

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 Post subject: Re: Noor Faleh Almaleki Dies After Father Runs Her Over with Car
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How ridiculous...This man, this "father," is as sane as you or I...he knew exactly what he was doing when he came to America and ultimately thought his daughter was becoming too "westernized," and killed her for it. I HOPE the judge will not buy this because if he does, then they might as well open up Gitmo and let all the prisoners go free for they can possibly use the same defense... :evil:

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"I can't determine if it's language, cultural or a mental-health issue.". . .


It certainly isn't language.

Culture? Maybe but if it is, what a horrible 'culture' he comes from. Killing one's own child? Killing anyone is a terrible thing, but your own child? Does a complete culture believe in such madness?

Looks like a mental health issue and this guy should be behind bars forever.

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Looks like a mental health issue and this guy should be behind bars forever.



I would prefer that he be executed asap. I have absolutely no sympathy for him and would not show him any mercy at all.

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Iraqi immigrant to be tried for daughter's death

FINALLY...LET'S HOPE THIS MONSTER IS GIVEN EXACTLY WHAT HE DESERVES...THE DEATH PENALTY. IF NO DEATH PENALTY, THEN LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE. HE SHOULD NEVER HAVE COME TO AMERICA IF HE COULDN'T HANDLE THE AMERICAN CULTURE. NOOR HAD HER FATHER PEGGED CORRECTLY WHEN SHE REFERRED TO HIS BEING EVIL. :evil:

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***"By his own admission, this was an intentional act and the reason was that his daughter had brought shame on him and his family,"***

And just think, we could of used this guy as an "O-ring," on Challenger's solid rocket booster!!

...and he thinks there wasn't a major cultural difference, after moving here in the states?

...like going to confession, versus going to a gun's n roses concert!! :shock: :shock:

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I've been unable to find anything that looks like an update on this case...maybe some of you will have better luck. :?

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FINALLY....i'M POSTING THE ENTIRE REPORT ON THIS...I AM DISAPPOINTED THAT HE DID NOT GET THE DEATH PENALTY...

Faleh Hassan Almaleki Guilty: Jury Convicts Iraqi Immigrant For 'Honor Killing'

PHOENIX — A Phoenix jury convicted an Iraqi immigrant of second-degree murder Tuesday for running over and killing his daughter in a case termed an "honor killing" by prosecutors who said the father carried out the attack because he believed his daughter had become too Westernized.

Faleh Hassan Almaleki, 50, also was convicted of aggravated assault for injuries suffered by the mother of his daughter's boyfriend during the October 2009 incident in a suburban Phoenix parking lot, as well as two counts of leaving the scene of an accident.

Multnomah County prosecutors told jurors during the trial that he mowed down Noor Almaleki, 20, with his Jeep Cherokee because he believed she brought dishonor to the family. He had wanted her to be a traditional Iraq woman, while she refused an arranged marriage, went to college and had a boyfriend.

The case brought nationwide outrage after prosecutors deemed it an "honor killing."

.Defense lawyers called Noor's death and the severe injuries to Amal Khalaf an accident. They said he only wanted to spit on the older woman, who Almaleki thought helped his daughter stay away from her family. Khalaf had taken Noor in several times after she left home between 2007 and 2009, and that was a cause of increasing friction between the families.

A detective testified that Almaleki acknowledged under questioning by police that he intentionally ran her over. But the transcript of the taped interview showed he repeatedly called the incident an accident. Khalaf also testified during the four-week trial, saying he ignored her screams to stop before he struck her and then ran down Noor.

The defense called no witnesses. They argued for a lesser charge, saying Almaleki made a split-second decision that he should be held accountable for but that he did not intend to kill anyone.

His lawyer said during opening statements that the truck driver from southern Iraq was angry at the older woman, and he was trying to drive by and spit on her when she jumped in front of his Jeep.

He swerved, but could not avoid accidentally hitting her and running over his daughter, his lawyer said.

Almaleki, who wore headphones as he listened to an interpreter, showed little emotion when the jury read the verdict.

The court was scheduled to convene Wednesday to hear testimony from Khalaf on the aggravated assault conviction. She remained composed Tuesday as the verdict was read and declined reporters' request for comment, as did prosecutors.

Defense attorneys said in a written statement that they were "pleased the jury took the time necessary to consider all of the evidence in this important case," but declined further comment.

The incident happened on Oct. 20, 2009, outside a state Department of Economic Security office in the west Phoenix suburb of Peoria. Noor had gone with Khalaf to interpret and the women were waiting to be helped when Faleh Almaleki came into the office.

He left after a short time, and Khalaf said she was worried he might do something violent toward Noor, so she drove around the parking lot to make sure he had left. She testified that she was so nervous, she locked her keys in her van and had to call her son to bring another set.

They left the office to go to a nearby restaurant when the Jeep bore down on the women.

Almaleki fled to Mexico and then London, where he was detained and then returned to the U.S

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