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Honour Killing in the Twenty-First Century - A Critical Book Review

Honour Killing in the Twenty-First Century by Nicole Pope

(Palgrave Macmillan: New York, 2012.  ISBN: 978–0–230–33978–1)

Introduction

The concept of honour killing has existed for centuries in Middle Eastern and South Asian populations, but in recent years it has become increasingly visible in the Western media following a number of high profile cases in various European Countries. 1,458 more words

Domestic Violence

Do Women’s Rights have a place in Trade negotiations?

Originally published by EP Today on 04/04/2018.

Written by Madi Sharma.

Women’s Rights have never been top of the agenda in Europe. The European Treaty promotes the concepts of equality, respect for human rights and democracy and this should all include equality in terms of gender, but we know it does not translate into reality. 701 more words

Women's Rights

Tyranny

Arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power.

Despotic   abuse of authority. 15 more words

Control Of Humanity

Honor Killing in Pakistan Takes The Lives of Teenage Girl and a 20-Year-Old Man

A teenage girl and a 20-year-old man were killed in Jacobabad’s Ghari Khairo sub-district allegedly in the name of ‘honour’ on Saturday.

The suspected killer gunned down his 18-year-old sister and close relative Allah Bakhsh Dahani over suspicion of their alleged relationship in the name of so-called honour, police official Jan Muhammad Soomro told  184 more words

'A very critical clash of cultures': Plea deal over honour killing threats saves Syrian couple from deportation

The threats were spoken in Arabic, and only came to light when Bayan Ayoub, 25, told her Canadian boyfriend, who encouraged her to go to police…

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Politics

Pakistan police say Italian woman 'strangled to death' -- possible honour killing

Pakistani police Wednesday said an Italian woman who died under suspicious circumstances last month was strangled to death, in a case that made headlines in Italy over claims she was murdered in a so-called honour killing. 303 more words

Relatives held over Pakistani-origin Italian woman’s ‘honour’ killing -- Deceased to be exhumed...

Court allows police to exhume the body of an Italian-Pakistani woman, Sana Cheema, who was allegedly killed by her father, brother for honour on April 18… 710 more words