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‘Honour killings’: murder by any other name

May 1, 2012


‘Honour killings’ are spreading at an alarming rate, and not just in the Middle East. What makes a man kill a family member? Elif Shafak, Monday 30 April 2012 Tulay Goren. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire/Press Association Images Gonay Ogmen is the son of a Christian Armenian family in Istanbul. In December 2010, in the […]

Grandma’s Tattoos

January 16, 2012


A family story that reveals the fate of the Armenian women driven out of Ottoman Turkey during the First World War. Witness 12 Jan 2012 Filmmaker: Suzanne Khardalian During the First World War, millions of Armenians were forced out of their homes in the then Ottoman empire, into the deserts of Syria and Iraq. More […]