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15 Jul 2020
An enraged father strangled his 17-year-old daughter to death in her sleep in India when he found out she was pregnant after being raped in a report by Daily Mail. The girl, who was from Mantoli village in India's northeastern Uttarakhand state, was murdered by her father to preserve the 'family honour', according to police,…
7 Jul 2020
A man is accused of stoning his 24-year-old wife to death with the help of his brother in a so-called honour killing. The mutilated body of the victim was found near Indus Highway on June 27, close to the village of Wadda Chacha in Pakistan. An honour killing is when a relative, predominately a female,…
18 Jun 2020
Iran has been rocked by its third honour killing in a month after a 22-year-old woman was killed by her father according to a report by Daily Mail. Reyhaneh Ameri, from Kerman in south-central Iran, was allegedly attacked with an iron bar after arriving home late the previous evening. It was further reported that she…
27 May 2020
Romina Ashrafi, a teenage Iranian girl, had once fled the family home with 34-year-old Bahamn Khavari after her father expressed outrage at their plans to get married. The two were found after both of their families contacted authorities, leading security forces to conduct a five-day hunt before detaining the couple and taking Romina home according…
18 May 2020
Two men shot dead two teenage girls in an 'honour-killing' because they appeared in a video that showed them with a young man according to a report by The Daily Mail. An 'honour killing' is when someone murders their own family member because they have been perceived to bring dishonour to the family name. The…
10 Sep 2016
Samia Shahid, a dual national, was murdered in July during a visit to her family village in Punjab province.
16 Jul 2016
A Pakistani social media celebrity whose selfies and videos were deeply polarising in the conservative Muslim country has been murdered by her brother in what police suspect was a so-called "honour killing", officials said Saturday.
19 Jun 2016
A pregnant woman and her husband have been abducted and shot dead by relatives who disapproved of their marriage, police said Sunday, the latest in a surge of reported "honour killings" in Pakistan.

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