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A couple decided to marry outside their "caste" (social status) in India. The girl was wealthier than the man. The result was an honor killing of eight members of the mans family that were killed by the woman's family (23 ).

In May of 2008 a married couple in India were murdered for marrying within the same village, which is considered taboo in many communities in India (24 ).

In the USA a father shot his daughter and his daughters former lover to death. The reason for the shooting Gurparkash Khalsa planned to restore his daughters honor, she planned to marry someone of a "lower class", so he shot both of them. Both families were members of the local Sikh community (25 ).

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Honor killing, female, rape, Jordan, Jail, Islam, Islamic, religion