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Death penalty for family members in India ‘honour killing’

  The young couple was beaten, tortured and electrocuted in Asha’s uncle’s home in Delhi OCT 5, 2012, New Delhi Five members of a family in the Indian capital, Delhi, have been sentenced to death for the brutal murder of… Continue Reading →

In the name of honour: Book explores nature of honour crimes and domestic violence

KARACHI: The first step in fighting honour crimes is to accept their existence in the society and understand the nature of the crime. “We need to accept that such crimes exist and that they are more prevalent in certain cultures… Continue Reading →

Nearly 1,000 Pakistan women “killed for honour” in 2011

At least 943 Pakistani women and girls were murdered last year for allegedly defaming their family’s honor, the country’s leading human rights group said Thursday. The statistics highlight the growing scale of violence suffered by many women in conservative Pakistan,… Continue Reading →

Small Towns, Big Hearts- Love in Khapland

From social boycotts to betrayals, love can conquer all in the hinterland. TOI-Crest brings you some endearing and enduring tales. LOVE IN KHAP-LAND SUKHBIR SIWACH, TNN It was on the campus of Janta College in Charki Dadri, Bhiwani that Anita… Continue Reading →

The entire village watched silently

January 14, 2012 By Praveen Kumar No one came to Suvarna’s rescue. We were the only three women who saw the entire honour killing. “There were around 10 men, including her father beating her and finally hanging her to death…. Continue Reading →

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