Honor Killings News
Pakistani Model's Brother Says He Killed Her for 'Honor'
The brother of slain Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch has confessed to strangling her to death for "family honor" because she posted "shameful" pictures on Facebook
Afghan Man Says in-Laws Killed His Daughter in Revenge
Afghan man seeks justice, says pregnant 14-year-old daughter burned to death by her in-laws
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
Pakistani Social Media Star Killed by Brother After Scandal
Pakistani police say fashion model Qandeel Baloch, who recently stirred controversy by posting pictures of herself with a Muslim cleric on social media, has been killed by her brother
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 ...
Will Sharia Govern Newly Liberated Muslim Countries?
As the newly liberated Muslim countries from Tunisia to Egypt to Libya form new governments and institutions, one of the key questions beomes how far they will go to placate hardline Muslim forces. The early signs from Libya are disappointing. Speaking today, Libya’s Prime Minister...