Better to give the whole quotation:
The Special Rapporteur indicated that there had been contradictory decisions
with regard to the honor defense in
and that legislative provisions allowing for partial or complete defense in
that context could be found in the penal codes of
Venezuela <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela> and the Palestinian
On 10/10/2007, David Strauss <david(a)fourkitchens.com> wrote:
On 10/10/2007, Gregory Maxwell
On 10/9/07, phoebe ayers
On 10/9/07, Dan Rosenthal
> In 1997 some 52 honor killings were reported in Egypt. The actual
Yes, well, there were also 69 murders and 156 rapes in the city of San
Francisco alone last year ,
And how many of those murders were honor killings?
I doubt you will find figures for that but in the UK we appear to get
about a dozen a year:
But in the U.K., they're indisputably illegal.
That's somewhat debatable in Egypt:
"The Special Rapporteur indicated that there had been contradictory
decisions with regard to the honor defense in [...] Egypt [...]."
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