Posts tagged as: Honor Killings

Mother Claims Qandeel Killed By Brother Due To Jeering

A Pakistani celebrity murdered in a so-called ‘honor’ killing case has her mother claiming that her son strangled his sister because of being taunted by his friends over her behavior. Qandeel Baloch, who became famous through her offensive selfies and videos, was killed earlier this month, shining a light on ‘honor’ killings and resurfacing calls […]

Five Young Indians, Suspected Victims Of ‘Honor’ Killings

Police on Saturday reported that five young people in northern India are deemed to have been killed by their families or partner’s relatives in suspected honor killings, in three separate events this week. On Friday, police arrested the father and brother of a 19-year-old Hindu woman on suspicion of murdering her and her 23-year-old lover, […]

Shangla: Pregnant Wife Killed By Husband For “Honor”

With the assistance of his brother, a man murdered his five months pregnant wife for ‘honor’, accusing her of infidelity, according to local police on Saturday. A resident of Dandai area of Besham Tehsil of Shangla district, Minat Sajida was shot dead after she was accused by her husband of having extra-marital relations, based on […]

Maryam Nawaz: Law To Be Passed Against Honor Killings By Pakistan

The long-awaited legislation against “honor killings”  is expected to be passed in a few weeks by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), in the wake of the high-profile murder of a famous outspoken social media figure, according to the daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz  Sharif. Maryam Nawaz Sharif voiced out that the bill will be presented before […]

Burning Women Alive: Senate Panel To Deliberate On Honor Killings

The Functional Committee on Human Rights is set to delve into the issue of rising ‘honor killings’ specially the incidents of burning women alive this week. The Senate Chairman, Mian Raza Rabbani brought the matter before the committee on June 9th. The committee led by Senator Nasreen Jalil of the Muttahida Quami Movement will converse […]

Cab Driver in Brooklyn Found Guilty of Arranging Honour Killings


A New York CBS affiliate reported that a taxi driver in New York City was found guilty of arranging honour killings in Pakistan. People helped his daughter escape a marriage that he arranged and he planned their murders out while sitting in New York. Mohammad Ajmal Choudhry, who is a cab driver in New York […]


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