Its Unbelievable This Is Still Happening In The World Today

Honor killings are still widespread in countries like Pakistan where 869 killings have been documented. To add fuel to the fire across the world there are still oppressive regimes not allowing women access to basic human rights.

Usually the poorest or conflict ridden ones have the  the worst track records. There are a variety of factors to determine which are the worst ones but generally due to life expectancy Afghanistan is the worst where a woman’s life expectancy is usually around 45years of age.

1)Today in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 27, 2014 a woman was killed and her husband was badly hurt using brick stones and batons by nearly 20 members of the woman’s family. This included her father and brothers!

woman stoned to death in pakistan
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This was done in broad daylight in front of a crowd of onlookers. This was carried out  in front of the high court of Lahore, a police investigator Rana Mujahid later said.

The was done to protect the honor of the family after the woman married a man whom her family did not approve  and did not give her permission to do so. Apparently this is common over there as a report released earlier this year by the human rights commission of Pakistan stated that 869 women had been documented to have been killed in the name of honor
2)In April 2013 a 13 year old girl who was the victim of a rape was stoned to death in  a stadium in the  southern port of Kismayu.  There were 50 men in the stadium that partook in the killing. When some witnesses tried to save her their were shot by members of the militia.

She had been arrested after trying to report to the militia who control Kismayu that she had been raped by 3 men. They then accused her of adultery and said she was 23 so she was to be tried as an adult.


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