NY media entrepreneur beheads wife

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In summary, the founder of an Islamic television station in upstate New York has been accused of beheading his wife, despite his efforts to counter Muslim stereotypes through his media platform. The incident has sparked discussions on the media mogul's actions and the attention given to his religious background rather than the murder itself. Some have even compared it to the infamous case of a Presbyterian man shooting a prostitute. The suspect has been charged with second degree murder, with the possibility of a mitigating circumstance due to a pending divorce. Overall, this shocking news has raised questions about the true intentions behind the accused's actions and the impact it may have on his efforts to combat stereotypes.
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I haven't read a more ironic opening in a news story in a while...
CNN said:
NEW YORK (CNN) -- The founder of an Islamic television station in upstate New York aimed at countering Muslim stereotypes has confessed to beheading his wife, authorities said.

I can't imagine this will help!

http://www.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/02/16/buffalo.beheading/index.html
 
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And he didn't turn it into a reality show? What kind of media mogul is he!
 
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mgb_phys said:
And he didn't turn it into a reality show? What kind of media mogul is he!
I think he's going for the book deal first.
 
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Founder of Islamic TV station accused of beheading wife

They talked more about he being Islamic and beheading his wife than he murdering his wife :rolleyes:
 
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I suppose 'presbyterian shoots hooker' is a bit 'dog bites man'
 
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It's second degree murder, because there is a mitigating circumstance?

She filed for divorce? So he gave her one Taliban style?
 
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He's countering Muslim stereotypes by imitating Henry VIII?
 
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BobG said:
He's countering Muslim stereotypes by imitating Henry VIII?

:biggrin: One down, one to go!
 

Related to NY media entrepreneur beheads wife

1. What happened in the "NY media entrepreneur beheads wife" case?

In 2009, a media entrepreneur named Muzzammil "Mo" Hassan beheaded his wife, Aasiya Zubair, in their television studio in New York. It was a case of domestic violence and resulted in Hassan being convicted of second-degree murder.

2. What was the motive behind the beheading?

The motive behind the beheading was domestic violence and a history of abuse in the couple's relationship. Aasiya Zubair had filed for divorce and had a restraining order against Hassan, but he refused to accept the end of their marriage.

3. Was there any previous warning signs or red flags in their relationship?

There were several red flags in the couple's relationship, including multiple reports of domestic violence and restraining orders filed by Aasiya Zubair. There were also reports of Hassan's controlling and manipulative behavior towards his wife.

4. What was the outcome of the trial?

Hassan was found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to 25 years in prison. He appealed the decision, but it was ultimately upheld by the New York State Supreme Court.

5. How did this case impact discussions on domestic violence and mental health?

This case sparked important discussions about domestic violence and the warning signs that often go unnoticed. It also highlighted the need for better support and resources for victims of domestic abuse. Additionally, it brought attention to the issue of mental health and its role in cases of domestic violence.

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