Rozhin Azimi Archives - KHRN

June 5, 2023

Two women killed by male family members in western Iran

Two women in Ilam and Divandarreh have been the victims of killings by men in their own families in recent days. Rozhin Azimi, 18, was killed by her brother with a hammer blow in the village of Akh Kand in Divandarreh, Kurdistan province, on 3 June. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that Azimi's murder was a case of "honour killing". On the same day,...

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