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Pakistani Woman: My Relatives Shot Me

CNN – Pakistani woman shot twice. Tied up in a sack. Thrown into a canal. Yet somehow, 18-year-old Saba Maqsood lived to tell her story. Had she not, Pakistani police say, it could very well have been another honor murder.

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Pakistan Honour Killing Inquiry Exonerates Police

THE GUARDIAN – The policeman in charge of the investigation into the bludgeoning to death of a pregnant woman on the streets of one of Pakistan’s major cities has questioned whether her death is any more serious than any other murder he deals with, in comments likely to raise further concerns over how the country deals with so-called “honour killings”.

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Honour Killings: Pregnant Woman Beaten to Death for Eloping with the Man She Loved

CNN – Honour Killings : A pregnant woman is beaten to death by her relatives outside a court building. And for what? She eloped with the man she loved rather than marry the groom chosen by her family.

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