Honour Killing

British 'Honour Killing' Victim's Ex-Husband 'Admits Strangling Her With Scarf'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK

The ex-husband of a British woman who died in a so-called honour killing has admitted strangling her, it has been reported. Samia Shahid, 28, from Bra...

Two Family Members Arrested In Connection With 'Honour Killing' Of Bradford Beauty Therapist

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK

Two male family members have been arrested in connection with the alleged “honour-killing” of a Bradford beauty therapist in Pakistan. Samia Shahi...

Labour MP Demands Probe Into ‘Honour Killing’ Of British Woman In Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Two Family Members Arrested In Connection With ‘Honour Killing’ Of British Woman In Pakistan Labour MP Naz Shah has demanded an investiga...

Qandeel Baloch's Murder Was No Honour Killing

Sufiya Ahmed | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK
Sufiya Ahmed

Qandeel Baloch's brother and his heinous reasons should not be in our thoughts. It should be the dead woman who has been robbed off her life.

Social Media Star Qandeel Baloch Dead In Apparent 'Honour Killing'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

A Pakistani social media star has been strangled in an apparent “honour killing”. Qandeel Baloch was killed in her family home in Multan, a large ...

Mother Burns Teenage Daughter Alive For Marrying The Man She Loved

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK

A Pakistani woman has been arrested after dousing her daughter in kerosene and burning her alive – allegedly because she had defied her family to ma...

Teenage Girl Burned In ‘Honour Killing’ For Helping Her Friend Elope

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK

A teenage girl was burned to death on the orders of a local tribal council in Pakistan, in a so-called honour killing as punishment for helping one of...

Brother Murders Sister In ‘Honour Killing’ For Speaking To Man On Her Mobile Phone

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of using a kitchen knife to murder his teenage sister. Hayat Khan is said to have attacked Sumaira in...

It's Not Just the Police Who Are Failing Victims of 'Honour' Based Violence

Deeyah Khan | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK
Deeyah Khan

Whether within the police or other agencies, individuals who have expertise, cultural sensitivity and commitment to protecting women at risk are the greatest resource. The most valuable and dedicated of these are women's rights activists, fighting for change within their own communities, and providing a compassionate and effective source of help for women and girls at risk of their lives.

Woman Dies After Being 'Set Alight After Turning Down Marriage Proposal'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK

A woman has died after a former lover who was furious that she rejected his marriage proposal set her on fire, medics have announced. Sonia Bibi wa...

Why We Need a National Day of Memory

Jasvinder Sanghera | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jasvinder Sanghera

One of my sisters, Robina, suffered a horrific marriage, as with many other victims, she was encouraged to go back to the perpetrator so to not dishonour the family name and reputation. In desperation she committed suicide by setting herself on fire. It could have so easily been me.

Death Sentences For Family Of Pregnant Woman Murdered In 'Honour-Killing'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

WARNING - THIS REPORT CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES Four members of the same family have been sentenced to death for the killing of a pregnant woman out...

Rachel Moss

Muslim Women Speak Out About Life Under Honour Culture

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Every day, women around the world are at risk of female genital mutilation, forced marriage and violence, all in the name of "honour". But now, gra...

Newlyweds' 'Throats Slit' After Family Lured Them Home With Promise Of Blessing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK

A young Pakistani couple had their throats slit with scythes after their parents discovered they had married for love. The 17-year-old girl and 31-...

Pakistan Teenager Survives Attempted 'Honour Killing' After Being Shot Twice & Thrown In Canal (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK

An 18-year-old Pakistani girl has survived being shot and thrown into a canal for marrying the man she loved, police have said. Police official Al...

Family Who Stoned Pregnant Woman To Death Also Killed Her Sister In 'Honour Killing'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Pregnant Pakistani Woman Stoned To Death Was Killed By Husband, Sister Insists WARNING - THIS REPORT CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES The family...

Husband Of Pregnant Pakistani Stoning Victim Admits He Killed His First Wife

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK

WARNING - THIS REPORT CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES A Pakistani man whose pregnant wife was stoned to death by members of her own family who objected to...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 30 May 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The Comic Drumming Competition Of News Two different parties in two separate countries, and yet their fates are almost identical. Less than five year...

Pregnant Woman Stoned To Death By Her Family – For Marrying The Man She Loved (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK

WARNING - THIS REPORT CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES UPDATE: Husband Of Pregnant Pakistani Stoning Victim Admits He Killed His First Wife A pregnant 2...

Yemeni Teenager, 15, 'Burned To Death By Father In Honour Killing For Contacting Fiancé Before Wedding'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A 15-year-old girl has been burned to death by her father for allegedly getting in touch with her fiancé before their wedding day, media reports say....

Pakistani Mother & Girls Die In 'Honour Killing' Over Video Of Teenagers Enjoying A Rain Shower

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

UPDATE: The Teenage Pakistani Girls Murdered In An Honour Killing For Dancing In The Rain (PICTURED) Two girls and their mother were reportedly mur...

'She Was Destined To Die'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

A Kashmiri girl killed by her parents after looking at a boy on a motorcycle was "destined to die" her mother has told the BBC. Zaheen Zafar and he...

'Imagine Someone Who Lives With a Secret Her Entire Life': Violence, 'Honour', Rape and Women In Film

Dr Eylem Atakav | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK
Dr Eylem Atakav

Duma (Dolls) is an extremely powerful documentary by Abeer Zeibak Haddad. It is regarded as the first ever film to focus on and shed light to violence against and sexual assault of women in Palestine.

Shafilea Ahmed's Parents Found Guilty Of 'Honour Killing'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

The parents of "westernised" teenager Shafilea Ahmed have been found guilty of her murder, nine years after she was brutally murdered. Iftikhar and...

Shafilea Sister Accused Of 'Wicked' Story Blaming Parents For Killing

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK

Shafilea Ahmed's sister has denied that she invented a "wicked" story that the teenager was killed by her parents. Alesha Ahmed told Chester Crown ...