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Just another Muslim honour killing: Pakistani family stones pregnant woman to death

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Don’t forget: all cultures are deserving of equal respect because no culture is better than any other…

A pregnant woman was stoned to death by her own family in front of a Pakistani high court for marrying the man she loved.

Nearly 20 members of the woman’s family, including her father and brothers, attacked her and her husband with batons and bricks in broad daylight before a crowd of onlookers in front of the high court of Lahore, police investigator Rana Mujahid said.

The police stood by and watched it happen.

Hundreds of women are murdered every year in Muslim-majority Pakistan in so-called “honor killings” carried out by husbands or relatives as a punishment for alleged adultery or other illicit sexual behavior…

Read the rest of this horrifying story at The Telegraph

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