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Pakistan again faces questions over ‘honour’ killings as brother acquitted of social media star’s murder

Sadiq Bhanbhro, Sheffield Hallam University The prevalence of so-called “honour” killings in Pakistan has increasingly been the subject of national debate. The perpetrators are husbands, fathers, sons, brothers, uncles, cousins, and in some cases, strangers hired by the victims’ families. And the reasons they give for their crimes include the women or girls having sexual relationships (actual or alleged), having …

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