Iran – Kurdistan: Wafa Abdullahzadeh, 42-killed by her brother,December 2020

Wafa Abdullahzadeh was a mother of two children.  After divorcing her husband, she met a man and planned to remarry. Since the city of Sardasht is small and very traditional, the relationship was considered disrespectful to the family. She was shot 4 times by her brother named “Avareh”. In a traditional and patriarchal family, a divorced woman and/or a woman falling in love is considered disgraceful.

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