Tagged: honor killing

Honor killing after years of abuse 0

Honor killing after years of abuse

Practically every sentence in this Ma’an article is more outrageous than the one before. A man is being charged for the murder of his sister, who he is suspected of killing after he was...

Honor killing in Gaza 0

Honor killing in Gaza

A 17-year old girl from the al-Shati camp in northern Gaza was strangled early this morning. Police say that she was killed by her father and brother.  Sources say that she was killed for...

“Honor killing” in Gaza 0

“Honor killing” in Gaza

From PCHR: According to investigations conducted by PCHR, at approximately 21:00 on Thursday, 22 March 2012, K. K., 22, from Khan Yunis refugee camp, was admitted into Nasser Hospital in a very critical condition...

An honor killing in Gaza 0

An honor killing in Gaza

From PCHR: At approximately 02:30 on Friday 23 December 2011, the body of M. A., 45, from Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, who was killed by strangulation, was brought to Shifa Hospital in Gaza City. According...

Honor killing in Gaza 0

Honor killing in Gaza

From Ma’an: A man in the northern Gaza Strip fatally shot his daughter on Wednesday morning, police said. Locals said the girl was shot inside the family home in Jabalia, adding that her father...

“Honor killing” in Gaza 0

“Honor killing” in Gaza

Firas Press reports that a 21-year old man killed and buried his 20-year old sister for reasons of “family honor” in the northern Gaza strip. He confessed to the crime. Police are still looking...

PA declares honor killings to be murder 0

PA declares honor killings to be murder

Long overdue: [PA] ministers voted to alter the penal code on “family honor” killings, upgrading the crime to murder. “No one can take the law into his own hands,” the cabinet said, adding that...