Q&A: 'Women Are Not Equals in Our Society'

Q&A: 'Women Are Not Equals in Our Society'

Mel Frykberg interviews MASHOOR BASISSY, director of the Palestinian

Authority Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA).

Palestinians join UN agencies in denouncing honour killings and gender abuse

5 December 2008 – Eight United Nations agencies have co-sponsored the first Palestinian ‘festival’ to combat violence against women, driving home the message that so-called “honour killings”

Man who tried to murder sister sentenced to 14 years in jail

Nazareth Court finds Khaled Muslemi guilty of attempted murder, says 'despicable phenomenon of murder under pretence of 'honor killings' must be condemned.

Police error leads to plea bargain in 'honor killing' case

State's arm twisted in case of four Lod siblings accused of 'honor killing' after police mistake places department's informant in danger.