Lent 31: Honor killings, laws

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Extract from the Penal Code regarding ‘Crimes of Honor’
Morocco: Article 418 Penal Code
Murder, injury and beating are excusable if they are committed by a husband on his wife as well as the accomplice at the moment in which he surprises 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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One response to “Lent 31: Honor killings, laws

  1. These stats make me angrry ewvery day, Hannah! And make me appreciate how fortunate to live where I do and to have the family I do.

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