East Jerusalem father burns daughter to death over ‘family honor’

A Silwan resident was charged Tuesday with killing his 17-year-old daughter by arson. The father was believed to be displeased with her behavior, which, according to the indictment he deemed as violating the honor of the family. He allegedly poured flammable liquid on her as she was standing next to a barbecue, on the roof of their Silwan house, and she instantly caught fire.

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