Honour killing story

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born: 1995
Attempted murder: 30 March 2019
Location: Maulbronn / Mühlacker (near Stuttgart)
Origin: Syria
Children: at least 1 daughter (7 years at that time)
Perpetrator: her husband (37 years)
Probably at the age of 16, Enisa is forced to marry a 29 year old Syrian. The two have a daughter. Since the spring of 2018 the family is in Germany. They live in Maulbronn near Mühlacker in Baden-Württemberg in "Haus Schmie", which is used as a refugee residence.

On 30 March 2019 there is a dispute in which the man hits his wife and tries to throw his wife and daughter out the window. The police arrest the very aggressive perpetrator.

What is an honour killing?

An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders his sister to restore family honour, it is an honour killing. According to activists, the most common reasons for honour killings are as the victim:

Questions about honour killings

  • refuses to cooperate in an arranged marriage.

  • wants to end the relationship.

  • was the victim of rape or sexual assault.

  • was accused of having a sexual relationship outside of marriage.

Human rights activists believe that 100,000 honour killings are carried out every year, most of which are not reported to the authorities and some are even deliberately covered up by the authorities themselves, for example because the perpetrators are good friends with local policemen, officials or politicians. Violence against girls and women remains a serious problem in Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Iran, Serbia and Turkey.

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