Description: Romina Ashrafi is the teenage Iranian girl who was brutally murdered in her own home in a so-called “honor killing.”. The local news outlet Gilkhabar.ir reported that Ashrafi’s father, Reza ...
Description: Fourteen-year-old Romina Ashrafi fled with a 29-year-old man in mid-May from her home in the town of Talesh, approximately 200 miles (321 km) northwest of the capital Tehran, according to the ...
Description: Romina Ashrafi: 'Honour killing' sparks outcry in Iran. President Rouhani requests his cabinet expedite laws against 'honour killings' after the murder of a 14-year-old girl.
Description: Meanwhile, the Persian hashtag #Romina_Ashrafi has been used more than 50,000 times on Twitter, with most users condemning the killing and the patriarchal nature of Iranian society in general.
Description: Romina Ashrafi, a 14-year-old girl who is the alleged victim of a so-called ‘honour killing’ in Iran. Photograph: Twitter screengrab
Description: Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran’s vice-president in charge of women and family affairs, says the newfound attention on such murders will likely lead to a final bill bringing harsher punishments by the end of the year. Under current laws, Reza Ashrafi could face up to 10 years in prison for murdering his daughter.
Description: Romina Ashrafi was killed Thursday by Reza Ashraf as punishment for running away with a 34-year-old man from her home in Talesh, Iran International TV reported.
Description: Father's Beheading of 14-year-old Daughter Sparks Outcry in Iran Over So-called Honor Killing . Romina Ashrafi's case has led President Rohani to urge his Cabinet to speed up harsher laws against such killings, pushing for speedy adoption of relevant legislation
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