En’am Jaber Deifallah

August 2007

En’am Jaber Deifallah was beaten to death in the head with a sharp object by her brother, her family reported. She was murdered in the name of ‘honour’ though no specific reason was given. Deifallah is the 11th victim of such crimes in the Gaza strip this year. The last victim was Nisreen Mohammad Abu Bureik (26) from El-Bureij refugee camp, who was killed by her brother on 28 July 2007.

Reported by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights.