Lent 13: Honor killings, laws

True Grit: Women Taking On the World, for God's Sake

Extract from the Penal Code regarding ‘Crimes of Honor’
Algeria: Article 279 Penal Code
Murder, wounding and beating shall be subject to excuse if committed by one spouse against the other spouse or against his/her partner at the moment of surprising them in the act of adultery.

Wondering what this is all about? Read my post explaining why and how I’m commemorating Lent this year.

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