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Turkey under pressure to tackle sharp rise in murders of women

Turkey does not keep official statistics on femicide.


From Haifa to Ramallah – Palestinian women protest patriarchy

Palestinian feminists protested around the world under the slogan "Free homeland, free women" after the murder of Israa Ghrayeb in August.

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Palestinian A-G charges relatives suspected of 'honor killing' with murder

Ghrayeb was allegedly beaten by her brother upon order of their father, and then again while recovering in the hospital.

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After alleged honor killing, Palestinians examine discriminatory culture

It is suspected that Israa Ghrayeb posted a video showing herself with a man who had proposed to her but to whom she was not yet formally engaged. Then, her brother allegedly murdered her.

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Palestinians protest in Bethlehem after alleged 'honor killing' of 21-year-old woman

Israa's father allegedly ordered her brother to beat her after relatives witnessed the footage online.

Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Haj pilgrimage in the

‘Honor killing’ more acceptable in Arab world than homosexuality - poll

The poll also found that the greatest perceived threat is Israel.

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Israeli beduin woman found burned and buried in suspected 'honor killing'

The family allegedly were angered by the 19-year-old's plan to work outside the home and supposed contact with men.

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Husband, ex-husband and brother of Ramle woman arrested over 'honor killing'

The police stated that they had solved the murder of Busaina Abu Ganem, who was gunned down while sitting in her car with her children on HaEshel Street in Ramleh.

Pakistan honor killing

Pakistan woman stoned to death by family for marrying man she loved

Farzana Iqbal was waiting for the High Court in the eastern city of Lahore to open when a group of around dozen men began attacking her with bricks.

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