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So-called ‘honour killing’ sparks outrage in Iran, President orders new bill to protect women

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has asked legislators to create a bill to prevent violence against women, after the death of a teenage girl in an alleged so-called honour killing sparked widespread anger.

Fourteen-year-old Romina Ashrafi fled from her home in the town of Talesh with a 29-year-old man after her father objected to their marriage.

  • ABC News

She was located by police and placed back into the care of her father, who local officials said appeared to be…

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