'honor' crimes

'Honour' killing jail term halved

AMMAN - A COURT on Wednesday halved the jail term of a Syrian man who strangled to death his Jordanian wife he suspected of having had an affair with a friend, a judicial official said.

UN Report: "Honor Killings" Rampant in Iraq

In Iraq, a story of rape, shame and 'honor killing'

Alaa al-Marjani / Associated Press


Ghotki woman running for her life after being declared ‘Kari’ by husband
Accused not arrested despite FIR registration

Monday, April 20, 2009
By Aisha Masood


Honour killing condemned through art

ISLAMABAD: An exhibition of paintings titled ‘No honour in killing: making visible buried truth’ by various artists opened at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts on Wednesday.

Unnamed Woman

An Azeri immigrant in Russia's northern city of Saint Petersburg has been charged with hiring hit men to kill his 21-year-old daughter for wearing a miniskirt, police said on Monday.

Shabista (26) and 35-year-old Farmood

Muzaffarnagar: In a suspected case of honour killing, a married woman and her lover have been murdered allegedly by her brothers at Nagla village in the district, police said today.

Study finds honor killings a major portion of Pakistan's homicides

Human Rights Watch defines “Honor Killings” as follows: "Honor crimes are acts of violence, usually murder, committed by male family members against female family members, who are held to have bro

Asia Mamdani

SUKKUR: A husband cut her wife's nose on allegations of having illicit relations with another man here in Kashmor.

Unknown woman

Fatehabad, April 5: The police has finally come out with the revelation that the mysterious disappearance of a 19-year-old woman from her house in Chaplamouri village on the intervening night of March