March 24, 2015

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 […]
February 11, 2014

In an “honor” killing case, a Jordanian court has reduced the sentence of a man who killed his daughter because she left home without her husband’s knowledge from death to 10 years in jail, an official said Thursday.

In an “honor” killing case, a Jordanian court has reduced the sentence of a man who killed his […]
December 30, 2013

Two Jordanians have been sentenced to death in an Amman criminal court for the “honor killing” of their sister earlier this year.

Two Jordanians have been sentenced to death in an Amman criminal court for the “honor killing” of their […]
June 22, 2013

A study by Cambridge University has found that almost half of boys and one in five girls in Jordan’s capital city, Amman, believe that killing a woman who has “dishonored,” or shamed, her family is justifiable.

A study by Cambridge University has found that almost half of boys and one in five girls in […]
August 14, 2012

In a recent honor killing in Jordan, a man killed his divorced sister because of her alleged “suspicious behavior,” police said.

A Jordanian man was charged on Wednesday with killing his divorced sister after stabbing her and driving his […]
August 14, 2012

Jordan’s ‘Honor’ Killings Persist Despite Reform Efforts

Every year, 20 Jordanian women are killed because of “family honor.” In 2011, societal pressure forced Jordan’s parliament […]
February 17, 2011

‘Honour’ killer gets reduced sentence in Jordan

A Jordanian court handed down a reduced sentence to a 43-year-old man for killing his 16-year-old married niece […]
June 14, 2010

Jordanian jailed for killing unwed pregnant sister

A Jordanian man was condemned to death on Monday for killing his sister after learning that she had […]
April 7, 2010

Jordan honor killings draw tough response. Finally

More than seven months after the government restructured the legal system to deal with honor crimes as normal […]
February 22, 2010

Man jailed for killing sister

A Jordanian on death row for the murder of his married sister who used her mobile too often […]
December 7, 2009

Jordan’s Queen joins fight for action on honour killings

Queen Rania of Jordan, who regularly appears without a head scarf, let alone a hijab, has given her […]
July 8, 2009

Jordan court halves man’s jail term for ‘honour’ killing

A Jordanian court on Tuesday halved the jail term of a 29-year-old man who shot his raped sister […]
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