Girl strangled slowly for family’s honour
From correspondents in Amman
December 02, 2008 01:51am
A JORDANIAN man slowly strangled his 16-year-old married sister, using wire
and the girl’s scarf, after she visited a female friend because he had to
“cleanse family honour”.
After jailing the unidentified 20-year-old man for seven years, Judge
<http://search. news.com. au/search/ 0/?us=ndmnews& sid=401&as= news&ac=ninews2& q
=Hassan%20Amayreh> Hassan Amayreh said: “It took him 30 minutes to strangle
his sister to death with a metal wire and her own scarf.”
The girl, who had been married for six months, died in January in the Gaze
refugee camp in the town of , north of the capital.
“I handed down the defendant a 15-year sentence on Sunday, but his family
gave up their legal rights and the sentence was reduced,” Hassan Amayreh
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