Original article on Daily Mail A British couple who flew to Pakistan to settle a row over their daughter’s arranged marriage have been shot dead in a suspected ‘honour killing’. The spurned groom is thought to have gunned down Gul Wazir and wife Bagum alongside their son who had also travelled to the remote Nowshera province, one of the areas devastated by the flooding in the country. The son survived the attack and is in a stable condition in hospital. It was reported the gunman was a nephew of the couple, and was named locally as Rehman Wazir. He had … Continue reading British couple gunned down in Pakistan in suspected honor killing after calling off marriage.
By: Alexandra Kinias “Women’s purity is like a matchstick that flames but once.” This quote that was first introduced in a 1940s Egyptian movie became very famous for generations to come. It is still widely used today; maybe just as a joke, but none-the-less it describes a disturbing social state of mind. In Egypt and other countries, women’s virtue is still judged by the existence of their hymen on their wedding night. The most disgusting scene I remember from another Egyptian Black and White movie was set in a village. On the wedding night of the two main characters, … Continue reading Price of Honor