Honour killing story

Liyana and her 4 children
born: -
murdered: 28 January 2021
Residence: Gujranwala (Pakistan)
Origin: Pakistan
Children: 4
Perpetrator: her husband Imran
A man in Gujranwala murdered his wife and four children, police revealed on Thursday, January 28, 2021. The murders were committed by the woman's husband, identified as Imran. Police are calling it a case of "honor killing" because Imran has made a confession. Imran also confessed to "killing all his children who woke up from sleep and witnessed him killing their mother. "

The real name of the woman is not known. We would welcome any leads!

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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