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Pakistan Passes Law Against “Honor” Killings; Those Convicted Will Now Spend 25 Years in Prison

After the "honor" killing of 26-year-old Qandeel Baloch this past summer, Pakistan's parliament has finally done something to curb similar crimes.
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