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Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law

News & Analyses

NOTE: THIS PAGE IS CURRENTLY BEING REVIEWED WITH A VIEW TO UPDATING

This page includes selected news articles and analyses on 'crimes of honour' and does not aim to be comprehensive

International

Item 12 - Integration of the human rights of women and the gender perspective: Violence Against Women and 'Honor' Crimes'

http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2001/04/05/item-12-integration-human-rights-women-and-gender-perspective-violence-against-women

Bangladesh

Choosing Death by Fire Over Marriage

http://abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=79767&page=1

Botswana

Denmark

Jail for Denmark 'honour' killing

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/5128206.stm

France

France raises marriage age limit

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4838090.stm

Germany

Man jailed for 'honour killing' that shook Germany

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2006/apr/14/germany.mainsection

India

Love-marriage scourge label on riot accused

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1051229/asp/nation/story_5657599.asp

Social taboos pressure lesbian love

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/4566091.stm

Bhopal youth kept away from Hindu wife even after SDM order

http://www.indianexpress.com/storyOld.php?storyId=62283

'Honour killing' casts medieval shadow over India

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2000/nov/20/3

Jordan

Jordan: Rights group launches drive to curb early marriage

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?reportid=26124

Jordan's women fight to repeal honour killing law

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/1999/sep/07/3