Worrisome Rise in Palestinian “Honor” Killings

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palestinians27 women have been slain in “honor” killings in Palestinian-run areas this year, according to rights groups – more than twice last year’s number of victims.

A Cambridge University survey found a higher per capita rate of such killings in Palestinian lands when compared with Jordan, where an average of 15 to 20 such killings occurs every year.

Soraida Hussein, of the rights group Muntada that tallied this year’s killings, said that most of the killings related to “the movement and the freedom of the woman.” Read more.

{Matzav.com Israel}

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