Banaz Bakir Fatah

January, 2011

On the second of July, Banaz Bakir Fatah, 36 years old, was murdered by her husband, Kamal Muhammad. Both come from Sulaimanya but were living in Norway. Before the incident, Banaz had separated from her husband. They had 4 children. After the separation, two of these children were living with her and the other two were with her husband. The husband tried his best to have the custody of the other two.

Kamal Muhammad has been arrested by police. One of Ms Fatah's sons aged 16 has been detained for a short period and is under investigation for taking part in the murder of his mother

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