In Pakistan, ‘honor killings’ claim 1,000 women’s lives annually. Why is this still happening?

May 28, 2014 8:02 AM

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On Tuesday, a pregnant 25-year-old woman was stoned to death by her family for marrying a man she loved.

The stoning took place in the middle of the day, outside a courthouse, beside a busy thoroughfare. The woman and her husband had been “in love,” her husband said, and they’d gone to a courthouse to sign the paperwork. Outside, the woman’s father, brothers and extended family waited. When the couple ...

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