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Sentence for father who murdered daughter provokes outrage in Iran

14-year-old Romina Ashrafi was beheaded by her father in May, after she attempted to elope with an older man.

Third honor killing in a month sparks renewed calls for law change in Iran

Under Islamic Republic law, a father who kills his child is not considered a murderer and is not liable for the death penalty.

Palestinian Islamic scholars reject Family Protection Bill

The Palestinian feminist movement Tal’at reported that 11 Palestinian women have been killed as a result of domestic violence since the beginning of this year.

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