Previous laws allowed family members to 'forgive' killers.
After the "honor" killing of 26-year-old Qandeel Baloch this past summer, Pakistan's parliament has finally done something to curb similar crimes.
New legislation mandates life imprisonment of "honour" killers - even if victim's relatives forgive the murderers.
Law gets tough on practice of killing people – usually a female familymember who is perceived to have violated a religious taboo
Pakistani lawmakers have passed a law that stiffens the penalty for convicted "honor" killers and closes a loophole that often allowed them to go free. The bill was passed Thursday after a raucous debate that lasted nearly four hour...