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In the name of honour directed by Imran Ali; Producer Sunil Kuksal

By: Ali, Imran.
Contributor(s): Kuksal, Sunil | Agha, Qamar | Human Rights Law Network | Socio-legal Information Centre | John and Editha Kapoor Charitable Foundation.
Publisher: New Delhi Human Rights Law Network 2011Description: 1 videodisc (28 min.) sd., col.Subject(s): Documentary Movie- HindiSummary: "In the name of honour," is a 28 minutes documentary revealing the pheonomenon of honour killings that are taking place with alarming are young couples who dare to break the community norms of love and marriage. Such kinds of discriminations work against the interests of many young indians, in particular, their right to exercise freedom of choice. such atrocities and violence are committed in the name of saving the "honour" of the community, caste or family. The documentary looks at why parents are ready to kill theire own children, and soecially the role of the self-styled lawmakers, called "khap or caste panchayats", that pronounce penalties for the youths who dare to enter in a relationship outside theire caste/creed/religious and economic circle. These regional and caste panchayats are so harsh and unquestionable that they even give death penalty straight away irrespective of the circumstances and ignoring Indian law.
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"In the name of honour," is a 28 minutes documentary revealing the pheonomenon of honour killings that are taking place with alarming are young couples who dare to break the community norms of love and marriage. Such kinds of discriminations work against the interests of many young indians, in particular, their right to exercise freedom of choice. such atrocities and violence are committed in the name of saving the "honour" of the community, caste or family. The documentary looks at why parents are ready to kill theire own children, and soecially the role of the self-styled lawmakers, called "khap or caste panchayats", that pronounce penalties for the youths who dare to enter in a relationship outside theire caste/creed/religious and economic circle. These regional and caste panchayats are so harsh and unquestionable that they even give death penalty straight away irrespective of the circumstances and ignoring Indian law.

in Hindi with english subtitles.

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