sexta-feira, 30 de maio de 2014

More arrests in "crime of honour" in Pakistan

More arrests in the case of death by stoning of pregnant Pakistani in Lahore.

The police have arrested four others announced for alleged murder of young pregnant, stoned by relatives, for have married against the wishes of the family.

The incident happened on Tuesday in front of the Supreme Court of the city.

Farzana Parveen's husband witnessed everything. States that "went to the Court and they, hidden among the cars, attacked."First shot and then threw bricks that hit us, "said Mohammed Iqbal, the husband, himself, confessed to strangling to death the first woman whom he married.

Among the detainees is the father of Azan, asked on Tuesday.

The case focused the attention of world public opinion. Countries like the United States and the United Kingdom asked the Pakistan concrete measures to put an end to so-called honour crimes.

In the country last year, more than a thousand women or teenagers were murdered for having "dishonored the family, according to Pakistani Human Rights Commission.

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