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
Abolish article 301 of the Penal Code All Iranian girls and their fathers are now reminded again that the Iranian
What is an honour killing? An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders
Onur Kandemir
Source 29-03-2020 Dutch media: “Neighbour drama Etten-Leur: ‘Normally we heard the children, but since Friday evening it was quiet'” 30-03-2020
Source 18-03-2020 English article www.albawaba.com: “Photos of The Gruesome Killing of a Young Yemeni Girl Helped Expose The Culprits”
Broad criminal prosecution in the case of an honour killing European Union Judicial Directives require police and judicial authorities in
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 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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