Jacqueline Rose: Honour Killing, 5 November 2009
Show More Murder in the Name of Honour by Rana Husseini.
Oneworld, 250 pp., £12.99, May 2009, 978 1 85168 524 0Show More
In Honour of Fadime: Murder and Shame by Unni Wikan, translated by Anna Paterson.
Chicago, 305 pp., £12.50, June 2008, 978 0 226 89686 1Show More
Honour Killing: Stories of Men Who Killed by Ayse Onal.
Saqi, 256 pp., £12.99, May 2008, 978 0 86356 617 2Show More
“... then tried to kill himself by jumping from the balcony after slitting his own throat. According to Rana Husseini in Murder in the Name of Honour, in interviews before the trial, Abdullah first denied having anything to do with his daughter’s murder, then claimed she had committed suicide and that he had tried to kill himself out of grief. His £125,000 ...”