March 02, 2005

DER SPIEGEL: "In the past four months, six Muslim women living in Berlin have been brutally murdered by family members. Their crime? Trying to break free and live Western lifestyles. Within their communities, the killers are revered as heroes for preserving their family dignity. How can such a horrific and shockingly archaic practice be flourishing in the heart of Europe?"

UPDATE: More background here.

ANOTHER UPDATE: And read this article, too.