48 Hours will be airing an episode this Saturday night on the growing problem of Muslim honor killings in the U.S. Check your local listings. We’ll post when available online. via “Honor killing” under growing scrutiny in the U.S. – Crimesider – CBS News.
(CBS) Three years ago, Razan Fayez was working as a family law attorney at the Tahirih Justice Center, a Virginia-based non-profit organization that helps women and children around the world who are fleeing forced marriages, so-called “honor violence,” and genital mutilation in places like Togo and Pakistan find safety in the United States.
But things changed one Wednesday morning when Fayez got a call from an attorney working with a women’s shelter in Texas.
The shelter, said the caller, needed advice on how to help a 16-year-old girl who had run away from home because her parents were about to send her overseas to enter…
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