2nd Annniversary of Du'a Khalil Aswad's Death by Stoning

“I believe in America, America has made my fortune, and I raised my daughter in the American fashion. I gave her freedom, BUT I TOUGH HER NEVER TO DISHONOR HER FAMILY, she found a boyfriend, not an Italian, she went to the movie with him, she stayed out…Read More

Demo for Du'a Khalil: TOMORROW!

The Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation (IKWRO) and Responsible for Equality and Liberty will be holding a public rally on Capitol Reflecting Pool, Washington DC, from 4 pm to 6 pm to inform the public about Du'a Khalil Aswad, the victim of “honor…Read More

Support 'Justice for Banaz' after the collapse of IPCC hearings

In a brutal so-called 'honour' killing in January 2006, Banaz Mahmod, a young woman of Kurdish origin was murdered in London by paid thugs in a murder arranged between her father and her uncle. Since the murder, the Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights…Read More

PAKISTAN : Three minor girls given in marriage to murderer

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that a man who killed his second wife for allegedly having an illicit relationship with another received impunity on the pretext of an honour killing by the 'Jirga', the illegal tribal justice…Read More

Five women buried alive in Pakistan

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from a remote area of Balochistan province, that five women were buried alive, allegedly by the younger brother of Mr. Sadiq Umrani, the provincial minister and a prominent leader of the…Read More

An opportunity to stop an 'honour' killing

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that a young couple has been threatened with death because they married without the permission of their parents. Powerful persons of the tribe in question, with the support of police…Read More

Another girl stoned to death by her family

A 16 year old girl called Kurdistan Aziz from the village of Kolka Rosh near Koya was stoned to death on the 17th or 18th of May 2008 by her father and other relatives because she had fallen in love with a man by the name of Rizgar Aziz from the nearby…Read More
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