honor killing

Top Iran body denies negligence in teenage girl’s killing

  • Last week’s apparent “honor” killing of Romina Ashrafi, 14, sparked outrage across Iran, with media denouncing “institutionalized violence” in the “patriarchal” Islamic republic
  • According to Iranian media, Romina Ashrafi was killed in her sleep on May 21 by her father, who decapitated her in the family home in Talesh in northern Gilan province
By AFP ·

Teenage couple electrocuted in Pakistan in ‘honor killing’

By Zofeen T Ebrahim | Thomson Reuters Foundation ·