Murder in the name of honour

However, the relatives of the women went after the family of the boys, eventually killing three of their brothers and were searching for the others to equal the numbers to their women who were killed.

In cases, parents killed their daughters and in 1, cases, siblings were involved in the murders. It inspired Jordan 's Article which permits murder of a wife and her lover if caught in the act at the hands of her husband. Although many men feel that they too are victims of the system, still, the idea of honor killing is deeply rooted in many cultures, and attempting to change it has proved to be a slow and frustrating struggle.

Women are arguably the worst victims of social stigmas, faith based dogmas, wars and tyranny for ages. The district court in Kohistan sentenced one of the murderers of the boys to death and five others to life imprisonment in Thus she had to be eliminated.

Honor killing

In late July another case hit the headlines. You are excluded from the spheres of your daily social interaction. Perhaps what is even more horrific is that Balochistan Senators, Israrullah Zehri and Chand Mohammad Jamali, defended the brutal act on the floor of the Senate, saying it was part of Baloch tradition.

In Section C, the prescribed punishment is 25 years imprisonment.

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Asad links the existence of these laws to the Islamisation of the constitution. Honor killings are defined as the murder of a woman by a family member susually a man or men, because the woman has in some way brought dishonor upon the family. The murderers frequently turn themselves into the police immediately after the killing, and often feel they had no choice, that if the victim had not been killed, the family would have been ruined and disgraced.

Honor killings are argued to have their origins among nomadic peoples and herdsmen: This time, it was a mother, who, with the help of her son, had burnt her daughter alive. The victim may be stabbed, shot, beaten or burned to death, and it is thought that the murder cleanses the family of the shame brought upon it by the victim.

The district court in Kohistan sentenced one of the murderers of the boys to death and five others to life imprisonment in Omer thinks the provision is not effective at all. Earlier, according to her, women were killed based on accusations that were cover-ups for money or property issues.Rana Husseini’s Murder in the Name of Honour is a remarkable book about an important issue.

The titled crime refers to the murders of young women by their fathers, their brothers, their uncles, their cousins, even their mothers, or killers hired by family currclickblog.coms: Murder in the Name of “Honour” The investigating authorities confirmed it was a cold-blooded murder.

The electronic media for the first time, awakened to the enigma surrounding the motive behind the killing of newly wed couples; to their astonishment and largely to the world’s, they discovered it was an incredibly disturbing one. Murder in the Name of Honor [Rana Husseini] on currclickblog.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Honor killings claim the lives of around 5, women every year. Murder in the Name of Honor is Rana Husseini's hard-hitting and controversial examination of honor currclickblog.coms: Apr 16,  · Murder in the Name of Honor is Rana Husseini’s hard-hitting and controversial examination of honor crimes.

Common in many traditional societies around the world, as well as in migrant communities in Europe and the USA, they involve a ‘punishment’—often death or disfigurement—carried out by /5(42). Murder is murder, there is no honour in taking the life of another human in the name of honour.

It will take time and it would be worth it if the practice of honour killings is exterminated from our world. Rana Husseini’s Murder in the Name of Honour is a remarkable book about an important issue.

The titled crime refers to the murders of young women by their fathers, their brothers, their uncles, their cousins, even their mothers, or killers hired by family members/5(21).

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