Author Onal Found Remorse Among Turkish 'Honor' Killers


Author Onal Found Remorse Among Turkish 'Honor' Killers
By Anna Louie Sussman
WeNews correspondent

Feudal tradition still causing reprisal killings in Southeast Turkey

The country and the people of the southeastern village of Bilge in the province of Mardin, where a massacre took place, killing 44 people in an engagement party, mourn the deaths as they question what

Turkish law replaces honor killing with suicides

Unreported World travels to Turkey to investigate honour killings, which have now reached record levels, with more than 200 girls and women killed in the past year alone.

Media help escalate honor killings, study reveals

A study titled "Honor Killings in the Media and Their Impact on Students and Parents" conducted by the Ministry of Education has revealed that parents believe the media play a role in increasing the n

Women’s Platform against Sexual Violence Formed

The Women’s Platform against Sexual Violence aims to create deterrents against harrassment and rape, as well as putting an end to victimisation.

Bıa news centre - İstanbul


Shift in 'honour' killings

When certain practices are rampant in a society, it requires a paradigm shift in public thinking to get them outlawed.

Turks turn blind eye to 'honour killings'

When a Turkish man rescued his daughter after she was abducted by a gang that forced her into prostitution, he was hailed a hero by many in the country.

Hundreds of honour killings in Turkey since 2001: report

ANKARA: Honour killings have claimed the lives of nearly 350 men and women in Turkey since 2001, a report said this week.

Justice in the making: Avenging crimes against women in Turkey

Late last month, when a jurist representing Turkey's highest court in a briefing to the Justice Ministry suggested reducing Turkey's legal marriage age for women to 14 and reducing the penalties for s