Honour killing story: Ahmet (2010)

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: refuses to cooperate in an arranged marriage. wants to end […]

Honour killing stories 2019

caret-down caret-up caret-left caret-right Julia born: 1986 stabbed: January 26, 2019 Residence: Arnsberg / Sauerland Origin: Perpetrator: Kazakhstan Children: unclear Perpetrator: her ex-boyfriend (32 or 42 years old at the time) On January 26, 2019, a Kazakh guy breaks into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment in Arnsberg. He stabs her. Neighbors call the ambulance service. Julia comes […]

Honor killing in Europe (2019 to 2020)

Honor killing in Europe (2019 to 2020) Honour killings are common among Afghan, Syrian, Turkish, Iraqi and Hindustani girls. They are rejected, mistreated or murdered by their families because they have damaged the good honour. The reason is often that girls have a relationship that is not approved by their parents or want to divorce. […]

Honour killing story: Heba A. (2019)

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: refuses to cooperate in an arranged marriage. wants to end […]

Interactive World Map: Fight Against Honour Killing 2010-2020

Interactive World Map: Fight Against Honour Killing 2010-2020 Honor killings have been reported in Bangladesh, Brazil, Afghanistan, Egypt, India, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan, Sweden, Turkey, Yemen and the United Kingdom. Honor killings are common in countries with a predominantly Muslim population, but many Muslim leaders and scholars condemn the practice and deny it is […]