Murder in the Name of Honor
The True Story of One Woman's Heroic Fight Against and Unbelievable Crime
By Rana Husseini
(ONEWorld Publications, Paperback, 9781851687596, 250pp.)
Publication Date: September 2011
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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According to the United Nations, five thousand women a year are victims of so-called "honor killings." These women are murdered, often by family members, for perceived cultural offenses, like getting pregnant out of wedlock. Jordanian journalist Rana Husseini has spent more than a decade investigating honor killings in her home country. She talks about her new book Murder In the Name of Honor . More at NPR.org
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