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Gary R. Bunt

Palestinian 'Honour Killing'

Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press/Yahoo, Palestinian women protest after suspected honor killing

"Israa Ghrayeb, a makeup artist from a village near Bethlehem, died last month after being hospitalized with severe injuries. Friends and women's rights activists suspect her male relatives assaulted her over a video shared online that purportedly showed her out with a man who had proposed to her.
"The family says she jumped from a balcony of their home after being "possessed by demons.""

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