Pakistan

A cab driver in New York was sentenced this month for his role in the honor killings of two women in Pakistan. After his daughter escaped a forced marriage, Mohammad Ajmal Choudhry was determined to punish anyone who helped his daughter make this decision, leading to the killing of two Pakistanis.

Read more here: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/pakistan-honor-killing-sentence-n355481

May 7, 2015

Sentencing of NYC Man Who Led to Two Honor Killings in Pakistan

A cab driver in New York was sentenced this month for his role in the honor killings of […]
January 9, 2014

The BBC devotes attention to “honor” violence in Kohistan, Pakistan.

The BBC devotes attention to “honor” violence in Kohistan, Pakistan. Police in Kohistan are trying to be more active […]
November 19, 2013

Tens of millions of Pakistani children will struggle to lay their hands on the book written by Malala Yousafzai, after the organisation representing Pakistan’s private schools decided to ban it.

Tens of millions of Pakistani children will struggle to lay their hands on the book written by Malala […]
November 10, 2013

In the United Kingdom, a Judge heard the case of a 14-year-old girl who was forced to marry a man ten years older than her in “harrowing” circumstances.

In the United Kingdom, a Judge heard the case of a 14-year-old girl who was forced to marry […]
October 2, 2013

Relatives have shot dead three women in a lawless tribal area of northwest Pakistan in acts of “honor” killings after one of them left her husband, officials said Monday.

Relatives have shot dead three women in a lawless tribal area of northwest Pakistan in acts of “honor” […]