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03 April 2009

German police accuse Kurdish men of "honour killing"

_45605606_069-1.jpgKleve, Germany - German police charged Thursday that the grisly death of a 20-year-old ethnic Kurdish woman had been an 'honour killing,' and that her brother had confessed to the crime.

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20:23 Posted in German | Permalink | Comments (1) |  Facebook |

24 December 2008

Thousands attend opening of new mosque in Germany

ftmadrass500.jpgOne of Germany's largest mosques with room for 1,200 was inaugurated Sunday in the western city of Duisburg with none of the recriminations that have soured a mosque building plan in nearby Cologne

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09:54 Posted in German | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

25 April 2008

German Charity Helps Turkish Women Escape Forced Marriages

5ee74a07a6a8e058d636003d92e3e3bc.jpgThe German charity Hatun and Can, set up in memory of "honor killing" victim Hatun Sürücü, helps Turkish women who are in danger of becoming victims of violence. Two women who fled forced marriages tell their stories.

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20:50 Posted in German | Permalink | Comments (1) |  Facebook |