'honor' crimes

When the price of honour is too high

When the price of honour is too high

Suha Philip Ma’ayeh, Foreign Correspondent

Boy, 14, pays with life for befriending friend's sister

Mumbai: Befriending a friend's sister cost a 14-year-old boy from Kurla his life. The tailor's tag on his shirt will probably cost his three alleged killers a jail term.

Number of Honor Killings in Europe Higher Than Thought

A report compiled by the Council of Europe warns that the killings of women by family members to protect their so-called honor is far more extensive in Europe than previously believed.

Shazia Muhammad Yousuf 21, Jan Muhammad 35,

Couple killed
over Karo-kari
in Karachi

'Honour' crimes have no place in English law, says judge

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'Honour' crimes have no place in English law, says judge

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Ramallah – Ma’an – Palestinian police said on Monday they arrested a 24-year-old who allegedly killed his aunt, whose body was found in the West Bank city of Ramallah six days ago.

Ayse Onal shines light on Turkish 'honor' killings

Journalist Ayse Onal's work, which got her blacklisted, has ranged from Kurdish separatism to Turkish Hizballah.

Honour killing: the rot within

Reports of honour killings continue to surface from across Pakistan, but in many cases the crime goes unreported.

Top court lenient on 'honor killing'

ISTANBUL - The top appeals court has upheld a lower court’s decision to be lenient on those who are found guilty of honor killing because the two families in Diyarbakır involved in the case faced s

Attempt to tackle rise in Europe’s 'honor crimes'

ISTANBUL - A report prepared by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in an attempt to tackle the increasing rate of ’honor crimes’ across Europe says the problem has worsened in Eur