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.

Unnamed Woman Jordan "honour" killing October 2008
Priyanka India "honour" killing October 2008
Unnamed Woman Jordan "honour" killing October 2008
Asha Ibrahim Dhuhulow Somalia stoning October 2008
Karan Sharma India "honour" killing October 2008
Unnamed Girl Jordan "honour" killing October 2008
Ahmet Yildiz Turkey "honour" killing July 2008
Banga Singh India "honour" killing June 2008
Salwinder Kauer India "honour" killing June 2008
Jyothi India "honour" killing June 2008
Unnamed Girl India "honour" killing June 2008
Hetal Ravchaka India "honour" killing June 2008
Name Unknown Gaza "honour" killing
Hamda Abu Ghanem Israel/Palestine "honour" killing January 2007
Sanaa Awadkareem Sudan other
Ameena Pakistan other January 2008
Shano and Daulat Khan Malikdeenkhe Pakistan stoning March 2008
two women Pakistan other April 2008
Ravinder Kaur India "honour" killing April 2008
Unnamed woman Jordan "honour" killing April 2008