Pakistan Toughens Penalties For 'Honor' Killings

October 6, 2016 9:20 PM

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Four victims of "honor" crimes in Pakistan: Qandeel Baloch, (top left); Muqadas Tofeeq (top right); Samia Shahid (bottom left); and Tasleem Solangi.

Pakistani lawmakers have passed a new law closing a loophole that has allowed perpetrators of so-called "honor" killings to go free.

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