February 2009

Shehla Bibi

Monday, February 23, 2009
By By our correspondent

Naile Erdaş,

DİYARBAKIR - A court has sentenced five members of the same family to life imprisonment for the honor killing of Naile Erdaş, 16, who fell pregnant as a result of rape, activists said Monday.

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An Israeli Arab man was indicted on Sunday after police learned that he solicited his 16-year-old son to murder the boy's 21-year-old sister for bringing shame on the family with her "immodest" attire

Eight (8) Victims

Eight members of an impoverished family from one of India's most lawless regions were shot and beheaded in a gruesome honour killing after one of their relatives dared to secretly marry a girl from a

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AMMAN, Jordan: Prosecutors say a Jordanian man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing to death his elder sister as she slept because he believed she was having an affair.

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Father accused of soliciting son to murder sister

Jaspal Haur and Harnam Singh

Ferozepur, February 09, 2009

The Ferozepur police have arrested the absconding father of a local girl, who was killed for ‘honour’ on January 13 along with her lover.

Inderjot Kaur

In another incident of honour killing, a man has been arrested for allegedly killing his 17-year-old daughter in Mehrana Kalan village under the Dehlon police station in Jagraon on Monday.

Two teenagers

Two teenagers reportedly killed by their elder brothers

By Rana Husseini

Muruwet Tuncer

Slain woman fled abuse in Turkey

January 30, 2009

Barbara Brown
Jackson Hayes
Emma Reilly