Victims of Pakistan's 'honour' killings

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ISLAMABAD - Tasleem was just 18 years old when her brother shot her in the head. Her crime was marrying a man of her choice, considered a betrayal of a family's honour among many in Pakistan who live by an ancient code of conduct.

Last year, three people a day were killed in the name of "honour" in Pakistan: a total of 1,096 women and 88 men, according to the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, which says the true figure is likely higher because many such crimes go unreported.

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