Woman stabbed in face in Berlin neighborhood of Neukölln

Born: 1997
Murder attempt: January 28, 2023
Residence: Berlin
Origin: Victim: Tunisia
Children: unclear
Perpetrator: unclear
It is speculative whether this story is about honor-related violence. It begins in Berlin's Neukölln district. There, on Jan. 28, 2023, a Tunisian woman is stabbed 12 times in front of her house. The perpetrator flees. The victim is taken to the hospital, undergoes emergency surgery and survives.

What is an honour killing?

An honour killing is a murder in the name of honour. If a brother murders his sister to restore family honour, it is an honour killing. According to activists, the most common reasons for honour killings are as the victim:

Questions about honour killings

  • refuses to cooperate in an arranged marriage.

  • wants to end the relationship.

  • was the victim of rape or sexual assault.

  • was accused of having a sexual relationship outside of marriage.

Human rights activists believe that 100,000 honour killings are carried out every year, most of which are not reported to the authorities and some are even deliberately covered up by the authorities themselves, for example because the perpetrators are good friends with local policemen, officials or politicians. Violence against girls and women remains a serious problem in Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Iran, Serbia and Turkey.

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