I would like to receive morning headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts by email. The Australian. Honour killings have not so far really targeted gay men, although in a wave of anti-gay killings took place in Iraq, carried out by fanatical Islamist militias.
A survey of " ninth graders — average age of 15 — from a range of secondary schools across Amman — including private and state, mixed-sex and single gender" showed that attitudes favoring honor killings are present in the "next generation" Jordanians: "In total, The move to lift off the SPG security, an elite force that protects prime ministers and their immediate families, led to sharp reactions from the Congress, which accused the government of personal vendetta.
Also, judges in Pakistan particularly at the lower level of Father gets life imprisonment for murdering gay son in Turkey judiciary rather than ruling cases with gender equality in mind, also seem to reinforce inequality and in some cases sanction the murder of women considered dishonorable.
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Archived from the original on 10 Father gets life imprisonment for murdering gay son in Turkey In Jaswinder Kaur Sidhu nicknamed Jassia Canadian Punjabi who married rickshaw driver Sukhwinder Singh Sidhu nicknamed Mithu against her family's wishes, was brutally murdered in India following orders from her mother and uncle in Canada so that "the family honor was restored".
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Sonja Jones, the teen's former foster mother, told KSNV the boy was "abused physically and mentally and spiritually for many, many years" and said she believes he was killed because of his sexual orientation.
May Of the recorded cases in the January December time span, 50 cases ended in a conviction. As late as , 14 Latin American countries had such laws  although most of these countries have since abolished them. Under these laws, the lives of children and wives were at the discretion of the men in their families.
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