'Honour' killings in Karachi shock Pakistan's largest city
Murders of teenagers show that poor communities in cities are becoming more entrenched in conservative values
This is extremely sad. Including the first two paragraphs here, but not the next two because they should come with a little bit of a trigger warning.
"The night Ghani Rehman was condemned to die, his father asked if they could share a last meal together. But Ghani excused himself, preferring to wait in his room. His sisters came to see him, and he gave them each a small token to remember him by: a plastic-wrapped mint drop.
The 18-year-old boy knew what was coming. Less than 24 hours earlier, the neighbour’s 15-year-old daughter Bakhtaja, with whom Ghani had tried to elope from Ali Brohi Goth, their poor neighbourhood of Karachi, had been tied down and electrocuted."Posted on 2017-12-28T22:39:50+0000