April 2009


Ghotki woman running for her life after being declared ‘Kari’ by husband
Accused not arrested despite FIR registration

Monday, April 20, 2009
By Aisha Masood


Unnamed Woman

An Azeri immigrant in Russia's northern city of Saint Petersburg has been charged with hiring hit men to kill his 21-year-old daughter for wearing a miniskirt, police said on Monday.

Shabista (26) and 35-year-old Farmood

Muzaffarnagar: In a suspected case of honour killing, a married woman and her lover have been murdered allegedly by her brothers at Nagla village in the district, police said today.

Asia Mamdani

SUKKUR: A husband cut her wife's nose on allegations of having illicit relations with another man here in Kashmor.

Unknown woman

Fatehabad, April 5: The police has finally come out with the revelation that the mysterious disappearance of a 19-year-old woman from her house in Chaplamouri village on the intervening night of March

Abdul Aziz and unnamed woman

KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Taliban gunmen executed a young couple for trying to elope in rural Afghanistan, a local police chief told CNN Tuesday.

Rihab Al-Hazin and three members of the Olaiwa family

Bethlehem – Ma’an – A woman was killed on Monday morning in the Gaza Strip in the fourth killing related to so-called “family” honor in the last week.

Unknown woman

AMMAN, Jordan -- A Jordanian man confessed to stabbing to death his pregnant sister and mutilating her body to protect the family honor, said Jordanian authorities on Sunday.

Sonia, 18, and Ved Pal, 23,

NEW DELHI // A powerful village council in the northern state of Haryana has issued death warrants against a young couple who eloped this month.

Gulsum S.

Kleve, Germany - German police charged Thursday that the grisly death of a 20-year-old ethnic Kurdish woman had been an "honour killing," and that her brother had confessed to the crime.