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Honour killing or  gangrape: Will the Badaun cousins ever get justice?

Jul 05, 2014

Honour killing or gangrape: Will the Badaun cousins ever get justice?

The nervousness on the Uttar Pradesh government was evident as it quickly ordered a CBI enquiry into the incident in a bid to protect itself from severe criticism. #HowThisWorks #Congress #CBI #Honour killing #Samajwadi Party #BSP #Uttar Pradesh Police #Crime against women #Badaun gang rape case
Badaun gangrape: CBI hints at honour killings

Jun 29, 2014

Badaun gangrape: CBI hints at honour killings

In a new twist to the Badaun gangrape and murder case, the first round of probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has indicated that it could be a case of honour killing. #CBI #Rape #UP #Badaun #Badaun gangrape #CBI probe into Badaun gangrape murder #Badaun honour killings
Pak clerics' board issues fatwa declaring honour killing un-Islamic

Jun 06, 2014

Pak clerics' board issues fatwa declaring honour killing un-Islamic

A leading organisation of clerics in Pakistan has issued a fatwa declaring honour killing un-Islamic amid reports of such cases in the country including that of a woman who was stoned to death for marrying the person of her choice. #World #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Honour killing #Pakistan Ulema Council
Pak honour killing: PM Sharif asks for report on murdered woman

May 29, 2014

Pak honour killing: PM Sharif asks for report on murdered woman

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked the Punjab government for a report about a woman who was stoned to death in front of the Lahore High Court (LHC), said a media report. #World #Punjab #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Honour killing #Nawaz Sharif #Lahore #Murder #Lahore High Court #PM Sharif
Pakistan: Pregnant woman stoned to death by family members

May 28, 2014

Pakistan: Pregnant woman stoned to death by family members

A pregnant woman was stoned to death on Tuesday by her own family outside a courthouse in Lahore for marrying the man she loved. #Pakistan #Honour killing #Lahore #Pakistani woman #Pregnant woman #Stoned to death #Farzana Parveen

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When Hindi films take on honour killing

May 11, 2011

When Hindi films take on honour killing

Watching our films we could almost buy in on the idea that the term ?honour killings? is just something coined by the British press to give a cultural context to plain old pre-meditated murder, fueled by hate and human frailty and not by notions of power, ego or feudal arrogance. #Bollywood #Entertainment/Culture #Honour killing #worthit #Meena Kumari

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When Hindi films take on honour killing

Aug 22, 2014

The Honourable Woman review: a very human conclusion to a gripping thriller

Avoiding lazy pigeonholes of good and evil, Hugo Blick was free to explore the complexities of the people involved in this taut and perfectly controlled thriller In last week's penultimate episode of Hugo Blick's truly gripping Middle East thriller T... #London #Middle East #Maggie Gyllenhaal #Hugo Blick #Janet McTeer
When Hindi films take on honour killing

Aug 07, 2014

'May their beautiful souls be taken in flight by angels:' thousands honour the lives of the 38 Australian MH17 victims

It was a fittingly grey and rainy day in Melbourne as hundreds of sombre mourners came together to honour the lives of the 38 Australians that were killed aboard the MH17 flight in the Ukraine on July 17... #London #Middle East #Maggie Gyllenhaal #Hugo Blick #Janet McTeer
When Hindi films take on honour killing

Aug 05, 2014

First world war roll call shows senior officers mown down just like the ranks

Royal United Services Institute memorial challenges the preconception that senior officers had little contact with enemy More than 500 members of Britain's military elite, mainly young officers but also a significant number from the senior ranks of t... #London #Middle East #Maggie Gyllenhaal #Hugo Blick #Janet McTeer