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Father stones her pregnant daughter in Lahore

  • A 25-year-old woman in Pakistan was murdered outside a court in Lahore and her killers included her relatives, brothers as well as her father. 

    "I killed my daughter as she had insulted all of our family by marrying a man without our consent, and I have no regret over it," the father told the authorities. 

    Farzana Parveen was ambushed as she reached the court to fight a complaint against her spouse. Media reports indicate that about 1,000 women die in the region each year in "honor killings" and the killers go unpunished for the most part. 

    Tagged as: pakistan honor killings, honor killings, lahore murder case, world news