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    Pakistani Man Murders Social Media Star Sister in ‘Honor Killing’

    There’s no honor here. Qandeel Baloch, 26, the so-called Kim Kardashian of Pakistan, pushed boundaries in the mostly conservative nation with provocative social media posts. Her brother, Waseem Azeem, told the press after his arrest that he strangled his sister, whose modeling income supported the family, because “money matters, but family honor is more important.” The perpetrators of “honor killings” can escape prosecution if the victim’s family pardons the killer — a law many Pakistanis are pushing to change in light of the shocking murder.

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