Murder in the name of honour by rana husseini, 9781851685240, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Trigger warning discussion of violence to follow hello today, jill is generous enough to let me guest-blog about rana husseini's new book - murder in the name of honour. A heartbreaking, tough and not easy reading about one of the most sensitive topics in our society, this book comes as a candle that has to be lighted instead of just cursing the darkness the author, rana husseini, who is a famous journalist and activist in jordan, wrote this remarkable book. Buy murder in the name of honour: the true story of one woman's heroic fight against an unbelievable crime by rana husseini (isbn: 9781851685240) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Istanbul the execution of a girl or woman to protect a family's reputation is an ancient practice that persists in some communities where women are bound by strict, patriarchal codes of conduct and considered to be the 'property' of the family these so-called 'honour' killings take.
When i first met rana husseini, i was struck by how forthright and open she was - a firm handshake, a piercing, inquisitive stare and the no-nonsense way in which she chose her words and spoke them. In her book, rana husseini recounts how she broke the silence around 'honour' killings in jordan in the early 1990s, starting a national campaign to reform related laws, and laying the foundation for simultaneous international campaigns against vaw. Killing women in the name of honor happens across the world in pakistan alone, rights groups estimate 1,000 women lose their lives to that particular brand of murder each year. 'murder in the name of honour' is the title of rana husseini's first book, and was also the title of an article, one of her first, that she published in the english language newspaper jordan times in 1994, covering the murder of kifaya, a 16-year-old girl murdered by her brothers after. Honor killing under growing scrutiny in the us he was the lead investigator in the murder of 20-year-old noor almaleki but the very notion that violence in the name of honor happens in the united states is controversial.
Murder, kidnap, imprisonment and assault all carried out in the name of 'honour' last updated at 19:46 11 june 2007. Murder in the name of honour 9781851685240 rana husseini oneworld publications 2007 | world of books australia. Jordanian journalist rana husseini on murder in the name of honor: the true story of one woman's heroic fight against an unbelievable crime. Murders in the name of 'honour' may also be 'honour' murder (5) there are an estimated 5000 murders in the name of 'honour' each year worldwide, although this is believed to be an underestimate (16) these killings. Seventeen-year-old killed allegedly by father for being in love with 'lower caste' boy in kolar.
Murder in the name of honor: when a life is worth less than honor (review) august 31, 2010 title: murder in the name of honour is husseini's account of her personal struggle against honour crimes in jordan. Rana husseini internationally the book, entitled murder in the name of honour has been published in english in both the uk and the usthe book was released in arabic in february 2010for more information on the book and release dates, click on the links below. Murder in the name of honor: the true story of one woman's heroic fight against an unbelievable crime [rana husseini] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers murder in the name of honor is rana husseini's hard-hitting and controversial examination of honor crimes.
Murder in the name of honour : the true story of one woman's heroic fight against an unbelievable crime / rana husseini. There is this very distinctive and self-incriminating silence within communities that have a history of 'honour' killings, he says murder in the name of 'honour' heshu yones was the victim of one of the first honour killings. Murder in the name of honor 59 likes buy your copy in the us on october 20, 2009.
Straight talks the word honour is usually associated with those who deserve respect and admiration for noble acts of bravery and sacrifice therefore one fails to. The recent murder of a 16-year-old muslim girl reportedly buried alive by family members in southeastern turkey puts the hot button issue of honor killings in the islamic world back on the front burn. Murder in the name of honour by global seven news - bringing absorbing commentary on news from around the world. Buy murder in the name of honor: the true story of one woman's heroic fight against an unbelievable crime by rana husseini (isbn: 9781851685974) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The truth will set you free but first, it will piss you off -gloria steinem discussing honour killings contrary to the accepted social wisdom is taboo.