Women being killed "honor crimes" a long story in arab countries - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jean
    • 04.05.07 | 17:01 (IDT)

    Cases of women being beaten happen all the time and do not make headlines; worse than this are the cases of killings for "family honor." In recent months, the corpses of four women who were murdered for this reason have been brought to Gaza hospitals, but the number is higher. Women who are murdered are buried by members of their family in secret, and their deaths are not reported to any official body. The Palestinian media also refrain from reporting on this, for the sake of "family honor."

    from the article: Ignoring the chaos
    First published 00:00 04.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 04.05.07
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