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Jordan: tougher sentences for ‘honour killings’

Jordan: tougher sentences for ‘honour killings’

Jordanian lawmakers finally closed a legal loophole allowing light penalties for so-called ‘honour killings’ in the country.   State agency Petra  reported that the Jordanian  Parliament will no longer consider ‘severe anger’ a mitigating factor for men who kill a female relative to protect a ‘family honour’.   النواب يُلغي العذر المخفف في جرائم القتل بداعي […]

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