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The Toronto Burqa Murder: The True Story Everyone Who Thinks the Niqab Is Optional Needs to Read
Society & Culture  (tags: Toronto, Forced Wearing of Burkas, Honor Killings )

- 1078 days ago -
When her baby got a heart transplant at Toronto's Sick ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Hospital, Bano Shahdady threw away her burqa. At twenty years old, after years of religious training, she also decided to return to public high school. With help from her sonâEUR(TM)s doctors
There's No Honor in Honor Killings - Please Sign
Society & Culture  (tags: Honor killings, honour killings, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

- 1198 days ago -
Urge the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to continue advocating for an end to the barbaric practice of honor killings.
Sign Petition to Protest Brutal Murder of 16 Year Old Turkish Girl and Other "Honor" Killings ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, girl, murdered, honor killings, Turkey, death, women, violence )

- 3021 days ago -
sixteen year old Medine Memi was murdered by her father and grandfather in Kahta, Turkey. She was buried alive as punishment for the "crime" of having been seen talking to boys. An autopsy found soil in her stomach and lungs and no sign of narcotics or
Society & Culture  (tags: honor killings, du'a khalil, iraq, women's rights, children's rights, kurds, murder of a child, mass stoning )

- 3998 days ago -
Kurdish and Iraqi activists paid tribute to Du'a Khalil, Kurdish teenager murdered by public stoning in the city of Bashiqa in Northern Iraq.
"Honour" Killings and Blood Feuds
Society & Culture  (tags: women, crime, Honor Killings, Human Rights, abuse, violence )

- 4021 days ago -
Such "immoral behavior" may take the form of marital infidelity, refusing to submit to an arranged marriage, demanding a divorce, flirting with or receiving phone calls from men, failing to serve a meal on time, or -- grotesquely -- "allowing herself" to
Thousands of Women Killed for Family
Society & Culture  (tags: women, crime, honor killings, Women's Rights, Females )

- 4022 days ago -
Hundreds, if not thousands, of women are murdered by their families each year in the name of family "honor." It's difficult to get precise numbers on the phenomenon of honor killing; the murders frequently go unreported, the perpetrators unpunished, and t

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