Two Pakistani girls, 15 and 16 – Murdered for “Dancing in the rain”

Noor Basra and Noor Sheza, aged 15 and 16, made a mobile phone clip of themselves dancing in the rain outside their house in the town of Chilas, in the northern region of Gilgit, Pakistan. When it then circulated, there was outrage, so much so, that it motivated five thugs to shoot both them and their … Read more

Pakistani parents kill daughter who talked to a boy

This is truly horrendous and almost beyond description … the BBC reports … The girl, known only as Anusha, was found to have burns over 60% of her body. Her father Muhammad Zafar told the BBC what happened: “There was a boy who came by on a motorcycle. She (Anusha) turned to look at him twice. I … Read more

Parents of Shafilea Ahmed jailed for her Honour Killing

In 2003 17-year-old Shafilea Ahmed (pictured here) went missing from her home in Warrington, then six months later her body was found in the River Kent in Cumbria. Today her parents, Iftikhar, 52, and Farzana Ahmed, 49, have been declared guilty by the jury at Chester Crown Court. Mr Justice Roderick Evans said they would both serve a minimum of … Read more