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Islamic Republic of Pakistan: Minor girl stoned to death for honor

Islamic Republic of Pakistan: Minor girl stoned to death for honor

Country: 
Jordan
Pakistan
Syrian Arab Republic
News Date: 
04/12/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

. The Palestinian Authority  for honor murders. Iraqi women have  for Islamic honor murderers, who get off lightly now.  limiting the length of sentences for honor killings, but “the new law says a man can still benefit from extenuating circumstances in crimes of passion or honour ‘provided he serves a prison term of no less than two years in the case of killing.’” And in 2003 the Jordanian Parliament voted down on Islamic grounds a provision designed to stiffen penalties for honor killings.  that “Islamists and conservatives said the laws violated religious traditions and would destroy families and values.”

Until the encouragement Islamic law gives to honor killing is acknowledged and confronted, more women will suffer.

“Police investigate ‘stoning to death’ of minor girl over honour in Dadu,” , December 1, 2019 (thanks to ):