Photo Credit: Rina Castelnuovo for The New York Times
Hamda Abu Ghanem’s unmarked grave in Ramla is in an area where a number of “honor killing” victims from her clan are buried.
Honor Killings
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An Israeli Arab woman has seen eight women in her family murdered by their own male relatives -- for some perceived wrong. The honor killing of the woman’s 18-year old daughter was the last straw. So she turned in her own son as the killer. Police say the case is unusual, because honor killings are difficult to prosecute, as most relatives refuse to cooperate. Irris Makler reports from Ramle, Israel.
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