Protesters carry banners in Arabic that read "Vote for us so we vote for you" as they call for the adoption of the law protecting women from domestic violence near the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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The Internal Security Forces launched an investigation Friday after two young Syrian brothers allegedly strangled their 24-year-old sister to death in what was said to be an honor killing.The ISF said the murder took place Thursday in the village of Didde, in the northern province of Koura.The amendments included a new title for the bill, which now refers to violence against the family as opposed to violence against women, and the removal of a key clause criminalizing marital rape.
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