Pakistan

15 members of a Pakistani community were arrested this week for their role in the honor killing of a girl who had helped a couple elope. The girl was burned alive, which the community justified by stating that she had irrevocably damaged the village’s reputation.

Read more at: http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2016/05/05/16-year-old-pakistani-girl-burned-alive-in-honor-killing/

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