March 10, 2014

A sharp rise in “honor killings” in Palestinian territories has created a backash.

Twenty-seven women are thought to have been killed last year in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip […]
February 24, 2014

A Palestine Liberation Organization executive committee member called for immediate approval of a law that would institute harsher sentences for honor killings.

A Palestine Liberation Organization executive committee member called for immediate approval of a law that would institute harsher […]
December 30, 2013

The recent “honor” killing of a Palestinian woman illustrates the pervasive social pressure pertaining to “honor” in Palestinian territories.

The recent “honor” killing of a Palestinian woman illustrates the pervasive social pressure pertaining to “honor” in Palestinian […]
December 18, 2013

Palestinians have seen a noticeable increase in the number of ‘honor’ killings this year.

Palestinians have seen a noticeable increase in the number of ‘honor’ killings this year. So far this year, […]
January 7, 2013

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 […]
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