Honour killing story: Rosa (2010)

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: refuses to cooperate in an arranged marriage. wants to end […]

Honour killing in Sana’a: 3 young men force their sister Esbah (16) to drink poison

Honour killing story Esbah born: 2004 murdered: ? Residence: Sana’a Origin: Yemen Children: none Perpetrator: her brothers (25, ?, ?) and father (?) Yemen has not been a nice country for women to live in for many decades because of war, food shortages and old-fashioned guardianship laws. Yemeni women’s organizations now advocate, following Syria’s example, […]

Honour killing story: Daniela Karaffa (2013)

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: refuses to cooperate in an arranged marriage. wants to end […]

Honour killing story: Yusra (Yüsra) Sukaya (2013)

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: refuses to cooperate in an arranged marriage. wants to end […]

Honour killing story: Aqele

Honour killing story Aqele born: 1991 stitched: 31 August 2016 Residence: Hoyerswerda Origin: Afghanistan Children: 4 (3, 5, 7, 9 years) Perpetrator: her husband Challeddin M. (32 years) Aqele has her first child at 16, at 25 she has 4. Her husband Challeddin is a tunnel builder. On 31 August 2016 she was found lifeless […]

Honour killing story: Tamara K.

Honour killing story Tamara K. born: 1979 strangled: 27 May 2016 Residence: Regensburg Origin: Victims: Germany, perpetrators: Albania Children: 2 sons (9 and 11 years) Perpetrator: her husband Ditran Kucana (45 years) Tamara is a librarian, Ditran Crane operator, they have 2 sons. On 27 May 2016 Ditran will strangle his wife in the shared […]

Honour killing story: Wiebke O.

Honour killing story Wiebke O. born: 1987 strangled: May 16, 2016 Residence: Cologne Origin: Victim: Germany, Perpetrator: Turkey Children: 3 daughters (2, 12, 13 years) Perpetrator: her boyfriend Yakub B. (30 years) Wiebke has two daughters from a previous relationship with Vito A, who is over 10 years older. One of them is 13, which […]