Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is reneging on a promise to toughen “honor killing” laws, worrying women’s rights activists.

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has pivoted away from earlier promises to amend laws that offer leniency to men who use the “honor killing” defense.

Link: http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/12/25/abbas-reneges-on-promise-to-reform-honor-killing-laws/

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