Posts By: Alessandra Palmer

Alessandra Palmer

In the Name of Honour

In her first Voice article, Alessandra tackled a tough subject: so-called honour killings. She gave this broad topic a personal focus through the case of 17-year-old Du?a Khalil Aswad. This article originally appeared October 5, 2007, in issue 1537. She is kicked again and again and again. At one point, what looks like a concrete… Read more »

In the Name of Honour

She is kicked again and again and again. At one point, what looks like a concrete block is thrown on her. Whether this is the fatal blow or not is unclear. What is clear with frightening certainty is that the girl, 17-year-old Du?a Khalil Aswad, lies dead, murdered in cold blood by an angry mob;… Read more »