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The Balochistan honour killings refers to the August 2008 murder of five women who were killed by tribesman of the Umrani Tribe of Balochistan.[1] The five women, three teens and two middle-aged women, were buried alive after they refused the tribal leader's marriage arrangements and wanted to marry men of their own choosing. [1]

Senator Israr Ullah Zehri, a member of the country's national parliament, defending the killings, stating, "these are centuries-old traditions and I will continue to defend them.”[2]



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