Posts Tagged ‘ honor killings ’

Men in Jordan Arrested for Murdering Their Sisters in “Honor Killing”

Oct 17th, 2016 | By

Over the weekend, two brothers were charged with murdering their sisters in an “honor killing” in Naur, Jordan, 12 miles southwest of the capital Amman. The murders happened on Thursday when the two men, aged 22 and 24, were looking for their older sister, 34, and found her in the home with their 20-year-old sister,

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‘Honor Crime’: 11,000 UK Cases Recorded In Five Years

Jul 10th, 2015 | By

The Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organization, which obtained the data, called for a national strategy for police, courts and schools to follow. The crimes are usually aimed at women, and can include abductions, beatings and even murders.



Documentary Exposes Islamic Abuse of Women

Jun 1st, 2015 | By

The documentary Honor Diaries exposes that “Women under the Islamic rules” are “slaves to a dictatorial, theocratic regime that does not consider them human.” These are some of the factual statements made by Iranian-American women’s rights activist Manda Zand Ervin



Newlyweds Decapitated By Bride’s Family In Latest ‘Honor Killing’ In Pakistan

Jul 3rd, 2014 | By

About 1,000 “honor killings” were reported in Pakistan in 2013, though the numbers are estimated to be much higher in reality. Not only do the crimes often go unreported, they also often go unpunished — according to Pakistani law, if the family of the victim forgives a suspect of a crime, that person can walk free. Because honor killings are usually committed by family members, this result isn’t unusual.



Muslim Mafia Seeks To Censor Islamic Honor Violence Expose

Apr 1st, 2014 | By

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – more accurately known as the Muslim Mafia – has recently launched a smear campaign against the film “Honor Diaries” produced by the Clarion Project.

The “Honor Diaries” describes the horrific lives of nine Muslim women who endured female genital mutilation, honor violence, honor killings, and forced marriage when they were preteens.