Honor Killings News
Jordan to cancel 'marry the victim' clause shielding rapists
In a key step toward reform, Jordan is poised to abolish a provision that exempts a rapist from punishment if he marries his victim
FULL TEXT: President Trump's new executive order on travel and immigration
PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United
After Immigration Speech, Experts Weigh In on Feasibility of Trump's Plans
Donald Trump laid out a lengthy plan covering various facets of his immigration policy in a speech Wednesday night, some points of which he’s said before on the campaign trial. However, some of the Republican presidential nominee's proposals are viewed as logistically difficult or impossible by
Trump Slams 'Open Border Policy' in Long-Awaited Immigration Speech
Donald Trump gave his long-awaited immigration speech in Phoenix tonight after touching down in the U.S. following a surprise visit to Mexico. As he spoke about the "beautiful" wall that he wants to build along the southern U.S. border, Trump reiterated his earlier claim that Mexico will pay for
Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Speech
Donald Trump discussed foreign policy in a speech in Youngstown, Ohio today. ABC News fact-checked several of his claims that touched on his policy proposals, his position on the Iraq War and President Obama's counterterrorism track record. On Troop Withdrawal Claim : President Obama set the terms
Brother of Slain 'Kim Kardashian of Pakistan' Arrested For 'Honor Killing'
The brother of a slain Pakistani social media celebrity -- dubbed "The Kim Kardashian of Pakistan" -- has confessed to strangling his sister to death as she slept, in response to "shameful" photos she posted on Facebook, police said Sunday. Qandeel Baloch's brother, Waseem Azeem, committed the
New Film Investigates Rape, Politics in Pakistan
A 13-year-old gets raped by four men and her country wants her to die: That’s the saga of Kainat Soomro, who’s been fighting for justice in Pakistan for four years. After Soomro’s rape, a Pakistani tribunal ordered her parents to carry out an honor killing, saying being raped brings...
For Syrian Girls Learning the Koran, Knowledge Is Power
Mosque school emphasizes religion and women's rights in "The Light in Her Eyes"
Family Found Guilty in Honor Killings
Three Afghans found guilty of murdering four female family members in Canada.
The Global Note: Violence Near Damascus…Hostage Heads Home…Honor Killings …The Fold-Up Car
SYRIA -CRACKDOWN NEAR DAMASCUS…Alex MARQUARDT reports that Syrian troops have stormed rebellious areas near the capital, shelling neighborhoods that have fallen under the control of army dissidents and clashing with fighters. A diplomatic source in Damascus tells Alex it’s not clear who’s ...