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Pakistan Passes Anti-honor Killing Bill

Pakistan passed long-awaited legislation Thursday on so-called "honor killings," removing a loophole that allowed the perpetrators of these murders to walk free. Under the new law, perpetrators will get a mandatory 25-year prison sentence.  Previously, killers could be pardoned by the victim's family and be freed. Human rights groups say hundreds of women are killed in Pakistan each year for allegedly bringing “dishonor” to their families. In July, a social media...

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