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Murdered for her selfies: Qandeel Baloch - Pakistan’s ‘Kim Kardashian’ - BBC Stories        21 October 2016

 

Murdered social media star Qandeel Baloch

posted images of herself

that few Pakistani women would dare to –

but did her traditional village background

catch up with her?

 

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=_qoPGxkzEGw

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fouzia Azeem

(Urdu: فوزیہ عظیم‎; 1990 – 2016),

better known

by the name Qandeel Baloch

(Urdu: قندیل بلوچ‎),         USA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qandeel_Baloch

 

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=_qoPGxkzEGw - BBC - 21 October 2016

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/07/27/
487467370/in-pakistans-heartland-a-perfect-storm-of-obstacles-to-protecting-women

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/07/19/
486607329/honor-killings-are-a-global-problem-and-often-invisible

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/07/16/
486305960/pakistani-social-media-star-falls-victim-to-apparent-honor-killing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness        HBO        21 February 2016

 

 

 

 

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (HBO Documentary Films)        HBODocs        21 February 2016

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gk2OcKVu8qU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amid Threat of Honor Killing, Couple Goes on the Run        NYT        21 April 2014

 

 

 

 

Amid Threat of Honor Killing, Couple Goes on the Run | The New York Times        21 April 2014

 

Zakia and Mohammad Ali

are fleeing threats of arrest and death in Afghanistan

as a result of their marriage,

which crosses cultural boundaries.

 

YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkJYSy47j9o

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'honour killing' / ‘honor killing' / crime        UK / USA

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/09/04/
644498267/after-her-cousins-honor-killing-khalida-brohi-became-a-womens-rights-activist

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/20/
honour-killings-male-shame-violence-fgm-forced-marriage

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/jun/27/
sharmeen-obaid-chinoy-home-1947-installation-manchester-international-festival-pakistan

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/30/world/europe/turkey-germany-
honor-killing.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=_qoPGxkzEGw - BBC - 21 October 2016

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/10/06/
496905205/pakistan-toughens-penalties-for-honor-killings

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/08/01/
488191830/amid-calls-to-end-honor-killings-in-pakistan-more-women-murdered

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jul/28/
honour-killings-qandeel-baloch-samia-shahid

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/07/27/
487467370/in-pakistans-heartland-a-perfect-storm-of-obstacles-to-protecting-women

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/07/19/
486607329/honor-killings-are-a-global-problem-and-often-invisible

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/07/16/
486305960/pakistani-social-media-star-falls-victim-to-apparent-honor-killing

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/07/19/
486607329/honor-killings-are-a-global-problem-and-often-invisible

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/07/16/
486305960/pakistani-social-media-star-falls-victim-to-apparent-honor-killing

 

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/mar/04/
a-girl-in-the-river-oscar-win-pakistan-end-honour-killings

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/02/29/
468582341/this-oscar-winning-film-could-help-end-honor-killings-in-pakistan

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/31/
opinion/sunday/her-father-shot-her-in-the-head-as-an-honor-killing.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/06/
sunday-review/in-danger-in-afghanistan-unable-to-flee.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/03/world/asia/
afghanistan-a-thin-line-of-defense-against-honor-killings.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jun/25/
are-honour-killings-really-too-dangerous-to-be-discussed-in-public

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/28/world/asia/
pregnant-pakistani-woman-is-beaten-to-death-by-her-family.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/world/asia/
in-spite-of-the-law-afghan-honor-killings-of-women-continue.html

 

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jun/23/
stop-honour-killing-murder-women-oppresive-patriarchy

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/10/world/asia/
2-star-crossed-afghans-cling-to-love-even-at-risk-of-death.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/may/21/
shafilea-ahmed-killing-chester-crown-court

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/panorama/hi/front_page/newsid_9706000/9706514.stm

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/mar/21/
honour-crime-domestic-abuse

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/
a-question-of-honour-police-say-17000-women-are-victims-every-year-780522.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/dec/03/
honour-crimes-cases

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/dec/03/
honour-crimes-uk-rising

 

 

 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2007/sep/19/uk
crime.haroonsiddique

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/16/world/europe/16turkey.html

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/nov/21/
gender.features 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2003/sep/30/
religion.world

 

 

 

 

 

'honour' crimes > Banaz Mahmod        UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/mar/21/
honour-crime-domestic-abuse

 

 

 

 

 

'Honour' crimes: six cases        UK

 

Tulay Goren, 15,

from Woodford Green in north London,

was killed in January 1999

for running away from home

to live with her boyfriend.

 

 

 

 

Surjit Athwal,

a 27-year-old Sikh,

disappeared

after going to a family wedding

in India in December 1998.

 

Her mother-in-law Bachan Athwal,

a mother of six and grandmother of 16,

ordered Surjit's death at a family meeting

after discovering that her daughter-in-law,

a customs officer at Heathrow airport,

had been having an affair

and wanted a divorce

from her son Sukhdave.

 

 

 

 

Awais Akram

was left severely disfigured

after being attacked

because of a liaison

with a married businesswoman

whom he had met on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

Samaira Nazir,

a 25-year-old graduate

and recruitment consultant,

died after she tried

to escape her family home

following a row with her family

over her plans to marry

an Afghan asylum seeker.

 

 

 

 

Ahmed Bashir

died after he was attacked

with a sword and a machete

in the garden

of his own west London home.

 

Waseem Afsar, 32,

and Nisar Khan, 31,

both of Slough,

stabbed and slashed

the 21-year-old Afghan 43 times in 1996

for being in a relationship

with Afsar's younger sister Nighat.

 

 

 

 

Abdullah Mohammed, 41,

and his wife, Aysha, 39,

died after they were overcome

by smoke and fumes

at their home in Blackburn, Lancashire

in a bungled "honour" killing.

 

Four men

firebombed their house

in an attempt to kill

a Muslim man who was having

an affair with a married woman,

but poured petrol

through the wrong letterbox.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2011/dec/03/
honour-crimes-cases 

 

 

 

 

 

arranged / forced marriage > UK

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jun/16/
forced-marriage-outlawed-ministers-curb-practice

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/may/21/
shafilea-ahmed-killing-chester-crown-court

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/may/21/
shafilea-ahmed-murdered-parents-court

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/11/
forced-marriage-pakistan-matrimony-laws

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/dec/14/
forced-marriage-illegal-uk

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2008/mar/08/
religion

 

 

 

 

 

forcing someone into marriage in England and Wales

will carry a maximum seven-year jail sentence

under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014        UK

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jun/16/
forced-marriage-outlawed-ministers-curb-practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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