Honour killing stories 2021

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Ahlam Younan
born: 1992
shot dead: -
Residence: Liege, Belgium
Origin: Syria
Children: none
Perpetrator: probably by her brother(s)

On Sunday evening, January 3, 2021, the lifeless body of 28-year-old Ahlam Younan is found by her sister in her apartment in Liège, Belgium. It is unclear exactly when the facts took place, Ahlam was last seen on 29 December 2020.

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Victoria L.
born: 2001
murdered: January 10, 2021
Residence: Hamburg
Origin: Victim: Ukraine; Perpetrator: Libya
Children: probably none
Perpetrator: Sharif (26 years old at the time of the crime)

Sharif comes to Hamburg from Libya in June 2016, later to Plauen (Saxony). However, he stays in Hamburg and stalks the young Ukrainian Victoria. She lives with her parents in Hamburg-Neuallermöh. A restraining order is in place against him.

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Juvy-Ann (and her unborn child)
born: 1999
stabbed: January 14, 2021
Residence: Hamm (NRW)
Origin: victim: Philippines; perpetrator: unclear, Arabic name
Children: she was pregnant
Perpetrator: her boyfriend Alim K. (aged 23 at the time of the crime)

Juvy-Ann is from the Philippines and is pregnant. Her boyfriend or ex-boyfriend stabs her in the neck with a knife on January 14, 2021. Juvy-Ann bleeds to death, later 60 stab wounds are counted. The unborn child also dies.

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Jana D.
born: 2002
stabbed to death: 18/19 January 2021
Residence: Lüneburg
Origin: victim: Germany; perpetrator: unclear, possibly Syria
Children: none
Perpetrator: her boyfriend Fares A. (at the time of the crime 19 years old)

Jana is from Horndorf in the Lower Saxon district of Lüneburg, goes to school and wants to take final exams in 2021. Since 2019, she has been together with the equally old Fares. On January 18, 2021, she does not come home in the evening, after which her father goes looking for her by car.

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Shakir B.
Born: 1968
shot: 11 March 2021
Residence: Hamburg
Origin: unclear
Children: 1 daughter, 1 son
Perpetrator: Mustafa D. (age 23 at the time of the crime)

Mustafa has been stalking Shakir's 17-year-old daughter for a year, but she wants nothing to do with him. Apparently she is supported by her mother Shakir. The family gets a restraining order. On March 11, 2021, Mustafa ambushes the mother in the stairwell in Hamburg-Harburg when she comes home with her 13-year-old son.

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Mizgin A.
born: 1996
stabbed to death: May 4, 2021
Residence: Backnang (near Stuttgart)
Origin: Syria / Kurds
Children: unclear
Perpetrator: her ex-boyfriend (29 years old at the time of the crime)

On May 4, 2021, a Syrian man murders his girlfriend in their shared flat in Backnang near Stuttgart. Both are Kurds, born in Syria, nothing is known about children. Possibly Mizgin is a dental assistant and on maternity leave.

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Laura F.
Born: 1999
Strangled: May 30, 2021
Residence: Minden (NRW)
Origin: Victim: Germany; Perpetrator: presumably former Yugoslavia
Children: 2 sons (1 and 2 years old at the time of the crime)
Perpetrator: her husband Sergey F. (42 years old)

In 2016 Laura is about 17 years old and gets into a relationship with Sergej, who is 20 years older. The latter already has a wife and 2 children, but he leaves them for Laura. The couple gets married in 2017 and has 2 boys (born in 2018 and 2020).

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Nasibe K. and her son
born: 1985, 2018
abducted: June 10, 2021
Residence: Meckenheim (near Bonn)
Origin: Albania
Children: the two are mother and son, there may be other children
Perpetrator: her husband Blerim (aged 39 at the time of the crime)

In November 2020, Nasibe divorces her violent husband and flees with her 3-year-old son from Ratingen to Meckenheim (both North Rhine-Westphalia). There she waits for the bus with her son on June 10, 2021.

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Sati K. and Muharrem K.
born: 1970, 1973
shot dead: 17 June 2021
Residence: Espelkamp (NRW)
Origin: Turkey
Children: 3 or 4 (aged 18-29 at the time of the crime)
Perpetrator: her ex-husband Ercan K. (at the time of the crime 52 years old)

Sati and Ercan have 3 or 4 adult children and live in Diepenau (Lower Saxony). Sati gets divorced and moves out with the children, Ercan starts stalking her. The occupation given is bricklayer.

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Born: 1993
Attempted murder: July 9, 2021
Residence: Giessen, Germany
Origin: Iraq
Children: 3 (at the time of the crime 2, 11, 13 years old)
Perpetrator: her ex-husband / ex-boyfriend (at the time of the crime 34 years old)

On July 9, 2021, a witness reports that a BMW driver pushed a woman out of the car on a country road near Giessen (Hesse). A rescue helicopter takes the injured woman to the hospital. The Iraqi fled with the 3 common children. The oldest is 13 years old.

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born 1987
Murdered: July 13, 2021
Residence: Bavaria, Germany
Origin: Afghanistan
Children: 1 girl, 1 boy (9 and 13 years old at the time of the crime)
Perpetrators: her brothers Seyed and Sayed (22 and 25 years old)

Maryam came to Germany in 2013 with 2 children. About 4 years later she divorces her violent husband and gets a restraining order. Later she moves with her children to a refugee house in Berlin-Lichtenberg.

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Born: 1981
Attempted murder: 25 August 2021
Residence: Groß-Gerau (Hesse)
Origin: Somalia
Children: yes, number unclear
Perpetrator: her husband Abdul I. (aged 39 at the time of the crime)

On August 25, 2021, a Somali man goes after his wife, her mother and 2 neighbors at night with a knife. The 66-year-old mother is most seriously injured. The two neighbors (ages 43 and 46) were also injured.

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Born: 2000
Attempted murder: 22 August 2021
Residence: Kamen (NRW)
Origin: Syria
Children: 2
Perpetrator: her brother Abdullah A. (18 years old at the time of the crime)

You could say that this attempted murder is "not a serious murder attempt at all" because there is no seriously injured victim. The facts: A Syrian man has 6 children, including a son Abdullah and a daughter who married a Syrian man in Syria, who wears a headscarf and has 2 children at the age of 21.

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born 1978
Strangled: August 27, 2021
Residence: Sindelfingen
Origin: Perpetrator: Serbia
Children: unclear
Perpetrator: her husband (50 years old at the time of the crime)

After an argument, a Serb strangles his divorced wife on August 30, 2021 in Sindelfingen near Stuttgart. Then he turns himself in to the police. The officers find the body. Brute force is involved. The husband had been noticed for years due to domestic violence, there was a restraining order.

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Born: 1996
Attempted murder: August 30, 2021
Residence: Karlsruhe
Origin: perpetrator: Iraq
Children: probably none
Perpetrator: the boyfriend (21 years old at the time of the crime) of his ex-girlfriend

On August 30, 2021, an Iraqi stabbed his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend on the street in Karlsruhe. The perpetrator has been arrested. It is unclear whether it was a case of honor. It could also be a stabbing among Iraqi youth.

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Raheleh H.
born 1993
stabbed to death: 24 March 2021
Residence: Delmenhorst
Origin: Afghanistan
Children: 3 (at the time of the crime 2, 7, 11 years old)
Perpetrator: her husband Mohammad A. (age 62 at the time of the crime)

During the refugee crisis, Raheleh arrived in Germany in 2015 with her husband, 35 years older, and 3 children. In March 2021, a proximity ban is in place. Mohammad picks up their daughter from school and gains access to Raheleh's flat in Delmenhorst.

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Born: 1991
Attempted murder: September 1, 2021
Residence: unclear
Origin: Eritrea
Children: 2
Perpetrator: her husband (30 years old at the time of the crime)

On September 1, 2021, an Eritrean stabbed his wife or partner in front of a house in Essen-Altendorf. She was seriously injured and taken to the hospital. Witnesses call the police and the perpetrator is arrested.

read Makeda's story
born: 1998
stabbed to death: September 5, 2021
Location: Ahrensburg (near Hamburg)
Origin: Afghanistan
Children: unclear
Perpetrator: her husband (38 years old at the time of the crime)

On September 7, 2021, a 38-year-old Afghan stands out during a routine checkpoint near Hof (Bavaria). He wants to take a bus to Milan/Italy. He says that his wife has committed suicide. The 23-year-old dead Afghan woman was found in a refugee shelter in Ahrensburg in Schleswig-Holstein.

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Yunus (and his father)
Born: ca.2000 (and ca.1966)
Attempted murder: 21 February 2021
Residence: Kempten / Allgäu
Origin: perpetrator: Kosovo
Children: probably none
Perpetrators: 3 men from the family of his girlfriend

The case begins with a 20-year-old woman from Kosovo who apparently has a boyfriend who is not from Kosovo, perhaps a Turk. The young woman's father threatens to force her to marry in Kosovo. Fearing this, the young woman stays with her boyfriend's family.

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Saadiya and Raid
Born: 1994, 1998
Murdered: October 3, 2021
Residence: Delmenhorst (Lower Saxony)
Origin: Iraq / Kurds / Yazidis
Children: 1 son, 1 daughter (10 and 11 years old)
Perpetrator: her husband Barzan H. (34 years old at the time of the crime)

On October 3, 2021, Barzan, an Iraqi kebab vendor, stabbed his wife Saadiya to death in their apartment. It is said that only the daughter prevented the father from completing his act. Shortly before, Barzan had stabbed a 23-year-old waiter in a sports bar.

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