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Women told: ‘You have dishonoured your family, please kill yourself’

As Turkey cracks down on ‘honour killings’, women are now told to commit suicide

By Ramita Navai in Batman, eastern Turkey

Friday, 27 March 2009

When Elif’s father told her she had to kill herself in order to spare him from a prison sentence for her murder, she considered it long and hard. “I loved my father so much, I was ready to commit suicide for him even though I hadn’t done anything wrong,” the 18-year-old said. “But I just couldn’t go through with it. I love life too much.”

All Elif had done was simply decline the offer of an arranged marriage with an older man, telling her parents she wanted to continue her education. That act of disobedience was seen as bringing dishonour on her whole family – a crime punishable by death. “I managed to escape. When…

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