Photo Gallery: Victims of Their Families

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Fear of Honor Killings Immigrants Flee Families to Find Themselves

Hundreds of young female immigrants are hiding from their families in Germany after fleeing oppression, physical violence and even death threats. Charities and social workers help the women get new identities and build independent lives for themselves, but the risk of revenge from honor-obsessed relatives remains.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan