Another Palestinian honorkilling: “Gharib’s father, brothers, and brother-in-law followed her to the hospital and resumed the beating, telling hospital staff they were performing an exorcism on the victim whom they believed was possessed by a demon”

Palestinian Woman Murdered in Honor Killing After Posting Instagram Video with Fiancé
by Niveen Ghoneim
August 31, 2019

A 21-year-old Palestinian woman died on Thursday in suspicious circumstances that have caused massive outrage among activists and social media users across the Middle East and North Africa. Israa Gharib, a makeup artist from Bethlehem, died in a coma due to head trauma, in what activists and sources close to the victim are saying was a brutal honor killing. The culprits are believed to be her father, her brother-in-law, Sheikh Mohamed El Safy, and her two brothers, Bahaa and Ihab, a resident of Canada. READ MORE

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