The charity said the statistics do not give the full picture of the levels of “honour” violence in the UK , but are the best national estimate so far.
Honour attacks are punishments usually carried out on women who have been accused of bringing shame on their family and in the past have included abductions, mutilations, beatings and murder,” the report said.
Young girls taken to India, Pakistan, Jordan, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iraqi and Kurdistan, they are forced to get married against their will, or else they will be killed there because they would not do as they were told and the father can say she is married a local man and there is no way to disprove it.
There are also hundreds of women who get shot, burned, strangled, poisoned, or stabbed every year in, others get acid thrown in their faces and over their bodies the other thing that happens is they can also get their sexual organs destroyed which means that no man will ever want her.
All these things are done by family members so that it kept within the family.
The father rules the house and he owns the woman they MUST do as he say.
If a girl won’t wear the veil she can get killed, if the father does not think her boyfriend is suitable, she will be killed ( see below ). If she does not want to marry someone the father has picked she will be killed.
In 2006, 20 year old Banaz Mahmod, from Mitcham, south London, was strangled on the orders of her father and uncle because they thought her boyfriend was unsuitable.
The victim’s father Mahmod Mahmod and uncle Ari Mahmod were jailed for life at the Old Bailey in 2007. Cousins Mohammed Saleh Ali and Omar Hussain, both 28, were jailed last year for a minimum of 22 and 21 years respectively for the “honour killing” of the 20-year-old Iraqi Kurd.
It takes far less than a pre or extramarital relationship for a woman to be condemned as dishonourable and deserving of death. Honour crimes can include a husband killing his wife for leaving the house too often, a son killing his mother to prevent her from remarrying, a brother killing his sister and her husband for marrying without the family’s consent, a man killing his wife for refusing to wear the veil when leaving home.
A woman was rape and see reported the man to the Muslim courts for justice, but she has to provide 3 or 4 witnesses to the rape because the man’s word is always taken, she was sentenced to death. This was reported world-wide but in the end she was given a choice, death or marry the man who raped her.