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100% rise in Palestinian “family honor” killings

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100% rise in Palestinian “family honor” killings 

PA law protects murderers of women and girls killed for so-called “family honor” 

Abbas has repeatedly pledged to change the leniency clause for “family honor” killings in PA law

Abbas has still not fulfilled his promise and “honor killings” have doubled

PLO Executive Committee member Ashrawi:

Claiming such crimes are due to “family honor” is an “excuse”

 by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik, Palestinian Media Watch, Feb. 26, 2014

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