The following are cases of stoning, "honour" killing, whipping and other forms of culturally-justified violence that the Campaign is following. If you have information on a case, write to us at

Note: There are few instances of specific whipping cases in Iran on this page. This is because whipping/lashing is so common in Iran that it often goes unreported. Women and men are given lashes for a variety of reasons of Iran, including but not limited to drinking alcohol, walking with non-relative member of the opposite sex, not observing the “Islamic” dress code, attending a mixed-sex party, etc.

Two Pakistani Women Pakistan other December 2008
Rizwana Bibi Pakistan "honour" killing December 2008
Sonam and Pinky India "honour" killing November 2008
Lidia Motylska United Kingdom "honour" killing November 2008
Farzana India "honour" killing November 2008
Emirati man United Arab Emirates "honour" killing November 2008
Manish Kumar India other November 2008
Two Afghani Schoolgirls Afghanistan other November 2008
Sunita and Jasbar Singh India "honour" killing May 2008
Name Unknown Egypt "honour" killing May 2008
Farzaneh Iran "honour" killing May 2008
Name Unknown Jordan "honour" killing July 2008
Sarah (40) and Momal (15) Pakistan "honour" killing July 2008
Saima Khanum Pakistan other September 2008
Naziah Masih Pakistan "honour" killing August 2008
Name Unknown Jordan "honour" killing August 2008
Saima, Sana and Nasir Pakistan "honour" killing July 2008
Banaz Bakir Fatah Norway "honour" killing July 2008
Leila Hussein Iraq "honour" killing June 2008
Tasleem Solangi Pakistan "honour" killing October 2008