Farzana Iqbal, 25 was killed by two dozen men including her father and brother in front of Lahore High court with passerbyes watching her being stoned to death. Her crime was that she married without the consent of her family. Last year 869 women died in so-called “honor killings”.
Social media showed huge outrage on this barbaric event and many prominent tweeters showed their anger and anguish through demanding justice from the responsible institutions and condemning justification of “Honor killing” by hiding under any religious or cultural excuse.
Below are some selected tweets from prominent tweeters highlighting this horrific issue: