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Pakistan bars family of honor killing victim from officially forgiving her killer

Following the gruesome “honor killing” of 26-year-old social media star and “modern-day feminist” Qandeel Baloch by her own brother on Friday in Pakistan, the government of Punjab province has banned Baloch’s family from officially forgiving their son for the murder. 271 more words

Violence

Understanding Pakistan's cultural mysogyny

Pakistanis are angry and upset over the murder of Qandeel Baloch, an iconic and liberal social media celebrity who had been active on the scene for some time. 845 more words

Current Affairs

Honor or more?

< Honor killing

(Urdu: غیرت کے نام پر قتل)

noun

in certain cultures, the killing of a relative, especially a girl or woman, who is perceived to have brought dishonor on the family. 433 more words

All Lives Matter

Qandeel Baloch and modern day feminism

At my journalism internship this summer, I would often jest that I am a mini-experts on many subjects. Whether it be monkey teeth, a professor, a 70 million dollar Ponzi scheme, when I write on a topic, I like to do my research so I can speak with authority and give the subject the respect it deserves. 432 more words

Honor Killings

Honor Killings and the Work of the Devil.

According to wiki:

“Honor killings are argued to have their origin among nomadic peoples and herdsmen: such populations carry all their valuables with them and risk having them stolen, and do not have proper recourse to law. 487 more words

In Pakistan, gruesome 'honor' killings bring a new backlash

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Parveen Rafiq closed her hands around the neck of her youngest daughter, Zeenat, and squeezed and squeezed until the girl was almost dead. 217 more words

NEWS OF INTEREST

Killing for Honor

The U.S. Department of Justice says honor killing is a growing problem that is hidden in statistics. According to a Fox News report honor killing and violence are among the most secretive crimes in society. 563 more words

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