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Dawn - Couple, their four offspring hacked to death for ‘honour’

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Jhang, 10 December 2014. A man and his wife along with their three daughters and a son were axed while their five siblings were seriously injured, allegedly by their relatives for contracting love marriage over half a century ago, in the jurisdiction of Athara Hazari police station early on Tuesday. 288 more words


100 word fiction - The hidden enemy..

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They thought that love would help them win every battle they encountered in the big bad world out there. From having different interests in almost every sphere of life to belonging to different cultures and social strata, both of them were as different as chalk and cheese. 80 more words


Uncle shoots his niece dead because she refused to turn down her loud music when he visited her house in Pakistan

A 16-year-old girl was gunned down by her uncle after she refused to turn down her loud music.
Rehana Bibi was killed in her home in the village of Matan Kallaan, in Punjab province, Pakistan, after defying her uncle’s demands to lower the volume on her tape-recorder. 277 more words


Deconstructing honour crimes in Pakistan

Thousands of Pakistanis have been killed by their relatives in the name of honour or have committed suicide in the last five years. It’s neither the state nor the government that sanctions these murders. 323 more words


You find honour in #honourkilling? “Think Again”

There is no such thing as honour killing,  its premeditated murder.Honour killing, or a better description would be “honour murder” is a phenomenon  confined to some Indian families. 575 more words

BBC News - India: Parents held for 'honour killing' of Delhi woman

Thursday, 20 November 2014. Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, have arrested the parents of a woman who they say was killed for marrying a man against her family’s wishes. 386 more words