Marefat Karimi Archives - KHRN

February 20, 2023

Man strangles wife for opposing second marriage in Iran’s Orumiyeh

Marefat Karimi, a 29-year-old woman, was killed by her husband in Orumiyeh, West Azerbaijan province, in north-western Iran, on 16 February. Karimi's husband beat and strangled her after she opposed his decision to marry a second woman, Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. The husband was arrested after the young woman's family filed a complaint against him. Karimi, who was originally from the Habashi village of...

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