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Honor Killings of Women by Muslim Men in the Palestinian Territory Doubles in 2013

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Muslim Women Crying

by, Ari Yashar | Arutz Sheva 7

A senior official in the Palestinian Authority (PA) Ministry of Women’s Affairs has reported a rise of over 100% in the number of “honor killings” in 2013 compared to the previous year. The murder of women for tarnishing the “family honor” is still protected under PA law.

The official, Nabila Rizq, was referenced in the official PA media earlier in the month reporting the number of “honor killing” victims for 2013 at 27, compared to 13 the year before. Victims are typically guilty of “crimes” including such things as pre-marital sex, being raped or refusing an arranged marriage.

The report, which was translated by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), added that Rizq blamed the legal loophole which lets murderers off with a reduced sentence if they claimed their crime was motivated by “family honor,” a loophole PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas was requested to change three…

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March 9, 2014 at 5:51 pm

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