Rights groups: Gaza man suspected of killing daughter for owning cellphone

By AP, JPOST.COM STAFF
July 29, 2009 18:10

 
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A Gaza man is being held on suspicion he bludgeoned his daughter to death with an iron chain because he discovered she owned a cell phone, human rights groups said Wednesday. The groups added that the victim's three brother's were also detained. The woman, a 27-year-old divorced mother of five, was the 10th victim of a so-called "honor killing" in the Palestinian territories and among Arabs in Israel this year.

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