Murder in the Name of Honor The True Story of One Woman's Heroic Fight Against an Unbelievable Crime

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-09-01
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications

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Chewing gum, laughing at a joke in the street, wearing make-up or a short skirt, choosing a boyfriend or husband, or being raped by a brother. All cited as 'honorable' motives for murder.

Author Biography

Journalist, feminist, and human rights defender, Rana Husseini is one of the world's most influential investigative journalists, whose reporting has put violence against women on the public agenda around the world. She is the recipient of numerous awards for bravery in journalism, and a regular speaker at major international events.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Murder in Ammanp. 1
Interview with a Killerp. 8
Honour as an Excusep. 19
Bound by Honourp. 31
Excusing Murderp. 45
We Fought the Law ...p. 51
The Royal March for Justicep. 60
Opening the Floodgatesp. 68
Changing Attitudesp. 81
Two Steps Backp. 89
A World of Honourp. 101
Love, Honour and Obeyp. 157
Chaos in Europep. 183
Honour in the USAp. 203
The Road to Real Honourp. 214
Notesp. 223
Acknowledgementsp. 231
Indexp. 239
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