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Nadia Irsan is now among family members accused of murdering Gelareh Bagherzadeh and Coty Beavers. It is alleged that she followed her and put a tracking device on her sister’s car. Irsan’s sister was shunned by her family for marrying Beavers, a Christian, and for straying from Islamic fundamentalism, apparently under the influence of Bagherzadeh. Her father and mother, Ali Irsan and Shmou Ali Alrawabdeh, as well as her brother, Nasim, are all accused of murder.

Read more at: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/texas-woman-accused-stalking-sis-honor-killing-article-1.2211728

May 20, 2015

Texas Honor Killing Case Involved Entire Family

Nadia Irsan is now among family members accused of murdering Gelareh Bagherzadeh and Coty Beavers. It is alleged […]
May 19, 2015

‘Unchained at Last’ Supports Victims of Forced Marriage

Fraidy Reiss started the organization ‘Unchained at Last’ to support victims of forced marriage after her own experience […]
March 24, 2015
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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

From Ayaan’s Desktop   I have dedicated my life to speaking out when my conscience guides me to […]
July 23, 2014

The US Department of Health and Human Services will undertake a major study on female genital mutilation (FGM), confirmed Cathy Russell, the US ambassador for global women’s issues. This was the result of an effort spearheaded by FGM activist Jaha Dukureh.

The US Department of Health and Human Services will undertake a major study on female genital mutilation (FGM), […]
June 10, 2014

Summertime in the US means “vacation cutting” season is upon us. Immigrants who come to the US from countries that practice female genital mutilation (FGM) sometimes send their daughters back to their countries of origin to have them undergo the procedure.

Summertime in the US means “vacation cutting” season is upon us. Immigrants who come to the US from […]