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Stop Honor Killing of 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor
Society & Culture  (tags: Afghainistan, Muslims, Islam, Honor killings, abuse, child, crime, culture, death, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 54 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Brishna, a 10-year old girl from Kunduz province in Afghanistan, was raped by a local mullah in May 2014. While she was recovering in the hospital, her family and community members threatened to kill her and "dump her in the river."
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 )

Cher
- 1780 days ago - change.org
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
17 ROSES FOR DU'A: A SILENT CEREMONY IN HER MEMORY
Society & Culture  (tags: honor killings, du'a khalil, iraq, women's rights, children's rights, kurds, murder of a child, mass stoning )


- 2757 days ago - stophonourkillings.com
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 )

Madalena
- 2780 days ago - gendercide.org
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 )

Madalena
- 2781 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
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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