Conviction of Jordanian Man Highlights the Reality of Honor Killings in the US | Editor's Choice | Ammon News


Conviction of Jordanian Man Highlights the Reality of Honor Killings in the US


[8/15/2018 9:29:01 AM]

AMMONNEWS - A Jordanian man is awaiting sentencing for murder in an honor killing of two people in Texas. The trial has brought national attention to the practice of honor killings in the United States.

It's something typically associated with Middle Eastern countries and within Muslim families. Relatives of the victims say in places where honor killings are accepted, they can be carried out by people even outside the immediate family.

Ali , a Jordanian immigrant, participated in and had other family members help carry out, the honor killings of his daughter's husband and her close friend according to reports in The Houston Chronicle.

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