Romina Ashrafi: Iran should abolish Article 301 of the Penal Code

Abolish article 301 of the Penal Code All Iranian girls and their fathers are now reminded again that the Iranian justice system is very forgiving towards fathers who kill their daughters and that has a bad influence on their behaviour. In Syria, it was decided in March 2020 to abolish the section of the law […]

Honour killing story: Stefan Raaff (2012)

Honour killing story caret-down caret-up caret-left caret-right Stefan Raaff born: 1967 shot: 10 December 2012 Residence: Frechen (near Cologne) / Kerpen Provenance: Victim: Germany; Perpetrator: Iran Children: 1 Perpetrator: Nasser A. (46 years) Nasser (also: Narza) comes from Iran, runs the kiosk “Em Veedel” in Cologne and is married. The couple lives in Kerpen and […]

Honour killing story: Freshta Akhundzada (2012)

Honour killing story Freshta Akhundzada born: 1982 Assassinated: 11 July 2012 Residence: Hamburg Provenance: Victim: Afghanistan; Perpetrator: Iran Children: 1 son (6 months) Perpetrator: her partner Babak S. (32 years) Freshta works in her father’s grocery store. She has been living together with the Iranian Babak S for over 2 years. They have a 6 […]

Honour killing story: Hafida R. (2014)

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 story: Tina Ghiassi

Honour killing story Tina Ghiassi born: 1980 shot dead: 23/24 November 2016 Residence: Cologne-Weiden Origin: Victim: unclear, probably Germany; perpetrator: Iran Children: she was 5 months pregnant Perpetrator: her husband Mehdi K. (48 years) Tina and the 12 years older Mehdi are getting married in the summer of 2016 in Denmark. Presumably Tina is already […]