Encounter killings by police In India This term has come into popular use in India since the late th century because of a very high frequency of encounter killings by police in such cities as Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata.Some of the killings have been controversial, and critics have alleged that the police created fake encounters as opportunities to kill suspects. India Top Court Orders Manipur Killings Inquiry Human India Top Court Orders Manipur Killings Inquiry Ensure Transparent Investigation, Repeal Armed Forces Special Powers Act Honor killing anthropology archaeology architecture art art criticism literary criticism film theory biology composition studies criminology pathways perspective economics India News, Latest Breaking India News, Live NDTV Get Latest and breaking news from India Today s Top India News Headlines, news on Indian politics and government, Business News, Bollywood News and Current Affairs. The Counted people killed by police in the United States The Guardian has been counting the people killed by US law enforcement agencies since Read their stories and contribute to our ongoing, crowdsourced project Popular Front of India Naya Caravan Naya Hindusthan Popular Front of India chairman E Abubacker has expressed deep sorrow and shock over the gruesome killing of believers on Police Killed At Least Black Americans In HuffPost Aug , It s likely that even black people were killed by police during that time period The race of the victim has not been identified or confirmed in than police killings between Aug Pakistan honour killings on the rise, report reveals BBC The predominant causes of these killings in were domestic disputes, alleged illicit relations and exercising the right of choice in marriage, the report said. Honor killing sociology Britannica Such honour killings are in fact violations of both civil and Islamic law, but perpetrators frequently use religious reasons to defend their actions, thereby giving the crime a veneer of justification. Worldwide Trends in Honor Killings Middle East Quarterly Nov , Most honor killings are not classified as such, are rarely prosecuted, or when prosecuted in the Muslim world, result in relatively light sentences When an honor killing occurs in the West, many people, including the police, still shy away from calling it an honor killing.