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Update on Sandeela Kanwal Case

Police in Atlanta have been investigating the death of a 25-year-old Pakistani woman, who was allegedly murdered by her father in the name of family honor.

Report of the secretary general on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Publication Date: 
October, 2008

The present report, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 62/168, is intended to reflect the broader patterns and trends in the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran on the basis of that country’s international treaty obligations and the observations made by treaty monitoring bodies and the special procedures of the Human Rights Council.

Fauzia A. Mohammad, 19,

An Afghan refugee admitted today that he stabbed and seriously wounded his sister during an argument that began when she tried to leave her family.

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Sandeela Kanwal

10/07/2008: Georgia authorities are holding a man of Pakistani descent in the strangulation death of his 25-year-old daughter. (Daily Times / CNN / AHN)

A Pakistani man from Jonesboro, Georgia has been charged with murder for strangling his daughter to death to protect his family's honor.

Chaudhry Rashid, 56, is suspected of killing Sandeela Kanwal, 25, on Sunday because the daughter wanted to end her marriage to a Pakistani in Chicago, the suspect's African-American wife, Gina, told police.