International Campaign Against Honor Killing

What is an honour killing? An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders
What is an honour killing? An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders
What is an honour killing? An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders
Source News Intervention: “Shahina was murdered by her husband Mehrab Gichki on Lashkar-e-Khorasan’s order.”
What is an honour killing? An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders
What is an honour killing? An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders
What is an honour killing? An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders
Honor crimes under Jordanian law Under Article 340, any man who has murdered his wife or one of his female
Source: 13-07-2020 www.dabangasudan.org: Sudan abolishes strict Islamic law

What is an honour killing?

An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders his sister to restore family honour, it is an honour killing. According to activists, the most common reasons for honour killings are as the victim:

Questions about honour killings

  • refuses to cooperate in an arranged marriage.
  • wants to end the relationship.
  • was the victim of rape or sexual assault.
  • was accused of having a sexual relationship outside of marriage.

Human rights activists believe that 100,000 honour killings are carried out every year, most of which are not reported to the authorities and some are even deliberately covered up by the authorities themselves, for example because the perpetrators are good friends with local policemen, officials or politicians. Violence against girls and women remains a serious problem in Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Iran, Serbia and Turkey.





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