In Qur’an 18:60-82 we find a nice little story of Moses in a boat with one of his assistance. They can across a boy and murdered him, this was because (ayat 80) “As for the youth, his parents were people of Faith, and we feared that he would grieve them by obstinate rebellion and ingratitude (to Allah and man).” 13 more words
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Shamed by Sarbjit Kaur Athwal
This true-story book by Sarbjit Kaur Athwal shares her dark experiences of living with the Athwal family after her arranged marriage to Hardave Athwal, son of Bachan Athwal and brother of Sukdhave Athwal, both of whom are currently serving 15 and 20 years in prison respectively, for murder; the murder of Sukhdave’s wife, Surjit Kaur Athwal in the late 90s. 686 more words
The federal government said Tuesday it is funding a research project at a rape crisis centre in Ottawa to help understand and prevent the “heinous” crime of honour-based violence. 323 more words
Phagwara, November 15. Harbans Lal and his son Balwinder Singh were arrested today for allegedly murdering Hardip Singh alias Deepa of Samraddi village. Harbans allegedly killed Deepa (25) for having an affair with his daughter. 133 more words
CALGARY- A movement is underway across the country to prevent honour killing, a culturally motivated act of violence often committed against young women.
In such cases, women are killed by their own family members, due to behavior considered ‘too western’ for their traditional families to bear. 441 more words
Opening doors and opening eyes: @Deeyah_Khan is our featured artist of the week for her art and activism @sisterhoodart
Documentary Film maker/Music Producer/Human Rights Activist
Deeyah’s vital work should be more widely acclaimed.
This month her directorial debut film Banaz: A Love Story- which premiered at London’s Raindance Film Festival and aired earlier this year on ITV - won the prestigious International Emmy ® award for 529 more words