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Palestinian Center for Human Rights condemns murder of woman by family member, says number of murdered women has increased

Headline: “The Palestinian Center for Human Rights condemns the murder of a resident of Khan Yunis by her father”
“The Palestinian Center for Human Rights yesterday [Sept. 19, 2018] condemned the murder of R.S., a 43-year-old resident of Khan Yunis, by her father. It called to take legal steps in order to stop these crimes and put their perpetrators on trial…
The Center said that it views the increase in the phenomenon of women being murdered under different circumstances with great concern… According to the statistics in the hands of the Center, in the last five years 56 women have been murdered under different circumstances in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, of which 13 were murdered under the circumstances of what is called ‘family honor.’”

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