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 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.

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Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense