Farzana Parveen

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Pregnant Woman's Father to Die for Her 'Honor Killing'

Farzana Parveen's father, brother, cousins will appeal

(Newser) - A Pakistani court has sentenced a father, brother, and two cousins to death after they used stones and bricks to murder a pregnant relative who married without the family's consent. The decision came yesterday, months after Farzana Parveen 's "honor killing" outside a Lahore courthouse in May... More »

Cops Arrest Uncle, Cousins in Stoning Death

Pakistani police trying to round up more than a dozen more

(Newser) - Funny how near-universal condemnation from around the globe can speed up a police investigation. Authorities in Lahore, Pakistan, arrested four more people yesterday in the stoning death of 25-year-old Farzana Parveen, reports the Indian Express . The four include an uncle and two cousins of the pregnant woman, who earned her... More »

Man: I Killed Wife to Marry Woman Who Was Stoned

Mohammad Iqbal says he strangled her 6 years ago

(Newser) - The macabre story of the pregnant woman who was stoned to death by her own family on Tuesday in Pakistan just got far more twisted: Mohammad Iqbal has revealed to CNN that he murdered his first wife so he could wed Farzana Parveen. Officials confirm that his first wife was... More »

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