murdered by her father for refusing an arranged marriage in favour of a
Swedish boyfriend, who also died in mysterious cir(edited)stances.
Fadime was an active campaigner against 'honour' crime.
" She was abducted and brutally murdered in front of hundreds of
men by her relatives -- who stripped her body, beat and kicked her, and killed
her by crushing her body with rocks and concrete blocks. These brutal and
inhuman acts were filmed by the participants on their mobile phones and many of
them have been circulating on the internet and from phone to phone. They show
the participation of the police in this disgusting communal murder and the
murderous excitement of the crowd as the girl's uncle, brother and cousin comit
the grisly murder”
began when Dua, a second-year student at the Fine Arts Institute in Bashiqa,
fell in love with her neighbour, Muhannad, the owner of a nearby cosmetics
shop. Muhannad used to wait for Dua after her college classes, and her
parents were aware of the relationship.