Honour killing story
Born: 1976 (or 1973)
Attempted murder: 13 October 2010
Perpetrator: her ex-boyfriend Resul A. (aged 33 at the time of the crime)
For a while, Gülay and Resul live together. Then he has to start a prison sentence.
When he gets out of prison, Gülay has emancipated herself and no longer wants to be with him. Resul does not want to accept that at all.
In court, Gülay is told not to come within 500 meters of her. Nevertheless, in October 2010, he is at her door. She calls 2 friends, they meet to talk on the street.
After an hour, Gülay wants to get in the car. Resul stabs her 3 times in the back. Gülay undergoes emergency surgery, the perpetrator flees.
There is nothing more to tell.
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:
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.
Pakistani Court Acquits Man Who Killed Daughter For ‘Honour’
Honour Killing in Pakistan: Young Girl Burned Alive for Wanting to Marry Someone of Her Own Choice
Two killed in suspected honor killings in Barnala, Punjab, India
Dima Bushnak (19) shot dead in northern Israel: ‘They didn’t want her to work or study’
Ziena had to die because of “family honor,” first of four perpetrators released after serving one-third of sentence
Young Afghan woman stabbed to death by husband in Pakdasht
Man kills sister because of “honor” in Karachi
Family kills teen couple and hangs bodies from mango tree in Uttar Pradesh
Honor killing in Iran: two girls aged 16 and 19 murdered by relatives in Lorestan mountains
Honour killing in India: Man kills son and mother over son’s marriage to lower-caste woman in Tamil Nadu