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Brother gets life for 'honor killing' of Pakistan social media star

Sep 27, 2019 - 4:48 PM

Qandeel Baloch, who shot to fame for her risque selfies – tame by Western standards, but considered provocative in deeply misogynistic Pakistan – was strangled in July 2016

Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch. Photo from Baloch's official page on Facebook

Pakistani court charges brother in killing of social media star

Dec 06, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Model Qandeel Baloch who shot to fame for her provocative selfies that polarized the conservative Muslim country was strangled in July by her brother Muhammad Waseem

KILLED. Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch. Photo from Baloch's official page on Facebook

Pakistan passes long-awaited anti-honor killing legislation

Oct 06, 2016 - 11:59 PM

The amendments on the National Assembly website mandate judges to sentence someone who kills in the name of honor to life imprisonment even if they have been forgiven

From 'honor killings' and female abortions to women's Olympic wrestling team

Aug 02, 2016 - 3:46 PM

Women s wrestler Vinesh Phogat s Rio Olympics participation is already a victory over sexism coming from a place where honor killings and sex selective abortions are rife

PRACTICE. In this photograph taken on May 24, 2016, Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat takes part in a practice session. She hopes to win gold at the Rio Olympics and take Indian women's wrestling to new heights. SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP

Pakistan lawmakers to debate honor killing, rape laws

Jul 21, 2016 - 4:14 PM

Lawmakers from both lower and upper houses of parliament will take up proposed bills

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Jul 18, 2016 - 12:53 PM

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Pakistani star's brother 'not embarrassed' by killing her

Jul 17, 2016 - 11:15 PM

Muhammad Wasim has no regrets adding that the behavior of his sister Qandeel Baloch was completely intolerable

epa05429061 Waseem (C) the brother of slain Pakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch, is presented to media by the Police after his arrest in Multan, Pakistan, 17 July 2016. Waseem confessed to media that he killed her sister Qandeel for honor. Qandeel Baloch, who was known for her bold appearance on social media in conservative Pakistan, was strangled to death in her house on 16 July. EPA/FAISAL KAREEM

Pakistani Facebook starlet strangled in suspected honor killing – police

Jul 16, 2016 - 4:40 PM

A Pakistani social media celebrity whose selfies and videos were deeply polarizing in the conservative Muslim country is murdered by her brother

KILLED. Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch. Photo from Baloch's official page on Facebook

Pregnant woman, husband gunned down in Pakistan honor killing

Jun 19, 2016 - 7:35 PM

The relatives of 22 year old Aqsa Bibi murder her and her husband 26 year old Shakeel Ahmed because they disapproved of the couple s marriage

Hurried funeral for Pakistan 'honor killing' victim

Jun 09, 2016 - 5:50 PM

16 year old Zeenat Bibi who was murdered by her mother for choosing her own husband is laid to rest by her in laws

Hassan Khan shows a document with a photograph of his wife Zeenat Bibi, who was burnt alive by her mother, at his residence in Lahore on June 8, 2016. A Pakistani mother burnt her 16-year-old daughter alive for marrying a man of her own choice, before running out into the street to tell neighbours she killed the teenager for dishonouring the family. / AFP PHOTO / STR

Pakistani teen burnt alive by her mother for choosing own husband

Jun 08, 2016 - 9:55 PM

UPDATED 16 year old Zeenat Bibi is the latest victim of a so called honor killing in Pakistan

Pakistani residents stand at the site where a teenager was burnt alive by her mother in Lahore on June 8, 2016. A Pakistani mother on June 8 burnt her 16-year-old daughter alive for marrying a man of her own choice, before running out her street to tell neighbours she had killed the teen for bringing shame to the family. It was the third so-called "honour killing" in the South Asian country in as many months, and a rare example of the crime being carried out by a woman.  / AFP PHOTO / ARIF ALI

Pakistan teen burned alive for refusing marriage proposal

Jun 01, 2016 - 9:50 PM

19 year old Maria Sadaqat succumbs to her wounds after being tortured and set on fire

Pakistani relatives stand alongside an ambulance carrying the body of a young woman who was tortured and set alight, outside a hospital in Islamabad on June 1, 2016.    A young Pakistani woman died June 1 after she was tortured and set alight in the country's conservative northeast for refusing a marriage proposal from the son of a former colleague, relatives and police said. / AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI

4 arrested in Pakistani woman bludgeoning case

May 30, 2014 - 4:11 PM

The arrested men include the woman s uncle and two cousins an officer says

Husband of Pakistan woman beaten to death demands justice

May 28, 2014 - 8:57 PM

Nobody came forward to save my wife the victim s husband claims

Pakistani woman beaten to death with bricks by family

May 27, 2014 - 10:15 PM

The pregnant woman was killed by a mob which included her brother and father for marrying the man of her choice

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