While being very appreciative of Amnesty for bringing this to the public spotlight, I’m not sure “appalled is quite the right adjective here…:
AI Index:MDE 14/027/2007
Public News Service No: 084
27 April 2007
Amnesty International is appalled by the killing of Du’a Khalil Aswad, aged about 17 who was stoned to death on or around 7 April 2007 for a so-called honour crime. A member of Iraq’s Yezidi religious minority from the village of Bahzan in northern Iraq, she was killed by a group of eight or nine men and in the presence of a large crowd in the town of Bashika, near the city of Mosul. Some of her relatives are said to have participated in the killing.
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