This photograph taken on July 28, 2016 shows Mukhtar Kazam, the husband of late British woman Samia Shahid, during a press conference in Rawalpindi.
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Mukhtar, her second husband, told media last week that the couple had received death threats from her family in the past.Some 500 women are killed each year in Pakistan by relatives who feel their family has been shamed by a daughter or sister fraternising with men, eloping or otherwise infringing conservative demands on women.Last month's murder of Qandeel Baloch, who had divided opinion in the deeply conservative Muslim society by regularly posting risque photos on social media, led the government to announce that it would pass long-delayed legislation outlawing honor killing within weeks.
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