Iranian Man Parades Wife’s Severed Head — Sparks International Outrage

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A shocking video of a man walking the streets of Iran with his 17-year-old wife’s severed head grinning has sparked national outrage with many Iranians demanding social and legal reforms regarding honor killings. According to the Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, Iranian law enforcement are prohibited to enter a house when a case of domestic violence against women is reported. Executive director of the Center for Human Rights in Iran Hadi Ghaemi, said Iranian authorities are “as responsible for Heydari’s death as her murderers.”