Inside an honour killing: The father who murdered his daughter simply for being in a lesbian

Lene Wold watched in silent horror as the woman in front of her removed her niqab, the scarf covering her face.

Underneath, the features were destroyed by deep, livid scars, stretching over her nose and cheek and slicing through her eye.

The skin was red and mottled, and parts of her chin were gone.

Her name was Amina.

‘Who did this to you?’ asked Lene, an author and journalist.

‘Baba,’ came the reply. ‘My father.’

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