1. bickern

    The honour killing of Banaz Mahmod

    What It's Like To Lose Your Sister in an Honor Killing? Banaz Mahmod was murdered by her father and uncle even after reporting her fears to the police multiple times. A decade later, her sister Payzee believes that British police still aren't taking honor killings seriously. When Banaz Mahmod...
  2. bickern

    How dishonourable do you have to be to be stripped of an honour?

    With Sir Philip Green facing calls to have his knighthood taken from him after being accused of plundering his former company BHS at the expense of thousands of workers, the Cabinet Office disclosed it was reviewing the accolade. From being a sex offender to bringing a bank to the brink of...
  3. bickern

    Daughter was the victim of an honour killing

    And still this goes on. I feel for the father. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- A Kurdish man whose daughter was shot dead at a wedding in Germany has posted a picture of her lying in a pool of blood on his Facebook page. The father, identified as Ghazi...
  4. B

    "Honour" Killings

    Upsurge in Palestinian 'honour killings' - Features - Al Jazeera English When will the world realise that there is no "honour" in these killings, regardless of where they occur. Bill.
  5. carolk

    To prevent an honour killing!!! I truly cant believe this!!

    This surely cant be right. Baby born to Muslim mother after affair must be adopted to stop honour killing attempts by 'shamed' grandfather If this man is deemed so dangerous, shouldnt he be locked up? Baby born to Muslim mother after affair must be adopted 'to keep her safe from honour...
  6. willip

    honour killings in the UK

    makes you wonder if there is this many honour killings in the UK, how many happens on foreign land ? 2,800 'honour' attacks in year - UK News - MSN News UK
  7. bickern

    Father slit throats of three daughters in 'honour killing'

    A Libyan father killed his three daughters after they were raped by Gaddafi's troops to lift the shame on his family, a human rights group said today. The girls, aged 15, 17 and 18 were allegedly assaulted by soldiers at a school in the town of Tomina, near the war-shattered city of Misrata...
  8. Mushtaq

    Looking for honour in all the wrong places

    An article in the Guardian by Turkish writer Elif Shafak, read a couple of her books recently (Bastard of Istanbul, The Forty Rules of Love) which I enjoyed, here she talks about the 'Honour' Killings in Turkey. 'Honour' killings are often cited as a symptom of Turkey's strict patriarchal...
  9. K

    UK Honour For Gul

    President Gul will today receive the 2010 Chatham House Prize from the Queen. Chatham House is a think tank that was formerly known as the Royal Institute for International Affairs. Below is a statement from its site: "President Gül is recognized for being a significant figure for...
  10. ceemac

    No Honour in 'Honour Killings'

    I've just been following the trial against Tahir Daştanoğlu that started at the Bakırköy Court House in Istanbul yesterday. Daştanoğlu supposedly killed his 28-year-old wife Dilek Daştanoğlu because she wanted a divorce. Dilek Daştanoğlu worked as a nurse in the Neurology Department of the...
  11. ceemac

    London 'Honour' Killing

    A 15-year-old schoolgirl who vanished a decade ago was murdered by her father in a so-called honour killing after falling in love with the wrong man, the Old Bailey heard on Thursday. Here C
  12. ceemac

    Honour Killings?

    Another tragic story. Four sisters whose bodies were found in Ceyhan River in the southern province of Kahramanmaraş last Saturday and who were believed to have drowned may have been victims of honor killings, the Taraf daily reported yesterday. Here C
  13. Martyn

    Honour killings

    Did anyone see Unknown World on CH4 that has just finished? There are still high numbers of honours going on in Turkey. Pressure is put on family members to kill the dishonourable girl. Two and half years is a normal sentence for a person under 18 guilty of honour kills. Apparently older...
  14. shirleyanntr

    honour killings in turkey

    there is a BBC documentary being shown today..and maybe through the week about family honour and killings to protect it in Turkey. The film is very disturbing, and now with the new penal codes that are being introduced..making the jail terms fit the crime..ie a life sentence..there has been a...
  15. T

    Honour killings

    Hi there, There was a thread recently regarding a video of the abduction off the street of a young woman and we all speculated whether this was linked to honour killings/crimes. I live in North Cyprus and have just watched a turkish DVD called "Mutluluk". It is a fictional film about honour...
  16. immac

    Boys' Honour Killings

    Story from BBC NEWS: Published: 2006/08/28 Turkish boys commit 'honour' crimes Young children - in some cases a woman's own son - have been used to carry out so-called "honour killings" in Turkey. The duty of repairing the family's reputation is often delegated to a youth, believing they...
  17. immac

    Honour Killings

    From: The New Anatolian / Ankara Numbers vs myth The New Anatolian / Ankara More men than women are victims of customs-related crimes and there are more cases of murder in the west of Turkey than its east, contends a new police report that contrasts sharply with commonly held beliefs about...
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