“Honor Diaries” Film Backlash

Taylor L. Turner Political Writer             While Hobby Lobby awaits the Supreme Court’s decision on the scope of a corporation’s   first amendment rights, a documentary addressing the abuse of Muslim women within radical Islamic countries is battling freedom of speech repression. The new documentary, called “Honor Diaries,” exposes violent practices that occur to women, including Honor killings and genital mutilation. The film features the testimony of nine Muslim women as well as the commentary of women rights activists.  Because of its work in raising awareness of human rights issues, the…

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