An estimated 1,000 women are killed every year in Pakistan, and their murderers often go unpunished. A new national law aims to send them to prison for 25 years.
Khanzadi Mehboob lives in constant fear for her life after she married against the wishes of her family. Although honor killings are illegal, tribal customs in Pakistan often trump the rule of law.
Asia Bibi, a Pakistani-Christian woman accused of blasphemy, was released from jail on Wednesday amid violent Islamist protests against her Supreme Court acquittal. But Bibi can reportedly still not leave the country.
Germany's Nazi past still haunts the country today. A former SS guard at a concentration camp, charged with aiding and abetting hundreds of murders, is standing trial in Münster's district court.
Several prominent women have been killed in Iraq over the past few weeks. The murders have sparked a discussion about whether Iraq is doing enough to protect women
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