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Naz Shah lobbies Britain and Pakistan over Samia Shahid tragedy

Naz Shah is meeting the home secretary to get justice for Samia Shahid

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Labour MP Naz Shah is putting pressure on the UK government to get justice for a British woman targeted in an alleged honour killing in Pakistan. The Bradford West MP was due to meet with the home secretary this week to discuss the case of Samia Shahid, 28, a beautician from Bradford who was allegedly killed after she divorced and remarried against her family’s wishes. Pakistani authorities have said she was the victim of a “premeditated and cold-blooded honour killing”. She died while visiting relatives in Pakistan in July 2015. Shah told Eastern Eye: “I can’t afford for it to…

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