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MULTAN: Popular social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch has been killed in Multan, becoming the latest victim in the spate of "honour killings" that plague the country.

The 26-year-old, who is popular for posting risque videos and statements on Facebook, was killed by her brother, Regional Police Officer Sultan Azam said on Saturday.


  • Qandeel strangled to death by her brother
  • Model asked for security three weeks ago
  • Police say brother killed over 'honour'

Qandeel's brother had been threatening her to stop posting photos and videos on Facebook, police added. Her brother fled after killing Qandeel, whose real name is Fauzia Azeem.

“Qandeel Baloch has been killed, she was strangled to death by her brother, apparently it was an incident of honour killing,” Sultan Azam, senior police officer in Multan, told AFP.

Earlier, TV channels reported that Qandeel was shot by her brother. Police have now confirmed she was "strangled to death" at her Multan residence.

Police added that Qandeel was in Multan for one week, and that forensic experts are examining the corpse to prepare a medical report.

No marks of torture were found on Qandeel's body, said one senior police official. The post-mortem of her body is being conducted at Multan's Nishtar Hospital.

Qandeel was in Multan to visit her parents as her father had been unwell, and spent Eid with her family. Her mother gave a statement to police.

Her brother, who was identified by the police as Waseem, went to meet her at night. When Qandeel was asleep at night, he strangled her.

City Police Officer Multan told DawnNews that the suspect will be caught soon. A police team has been dispatched to Dera Ghazi Khan to search for Waseem.

Request for security ignored

Three weeks ago, Qandeel had written to the interior minister, the director general of the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) and the senior superintendent of Islamabad asking them to provide security to her and has requested action against those who made her identification documents public via social media.

She had said her life is in danger and that she is being threatened via calls on her mobile number and that she did not have security measures installed in her home.

She wrote: “I need security from you”.

Who is Qandeel Baloch?

Baloch, who became famous through her tireless self-promotion and suggestive "selfies" posted on social media, had amassed tens of thousands of followers.

"Nothing is good in this society. This patriarchal society is bad," Qandeel had said in a recent interview with Images.

In one of her last Facebook posts, Qandeel reiterated her unapologetic approach: "No matter how many times I will be pushed down under... I am a fighter, I will bounce back."

"Qandeel Baloch [is an] inspiration to ladies who are treated badly... I know you will keep on hating, who cares?" wrote Qandeel, who often referred to herself as a "one-woman army".

She is derided and feted in equal measure in Pakistan, but the popularity of her videos evidence frustrations of many young people tired of being told how to behave.

She shot to fame in Pakistan in 2014.

Earlier this month, Qandeel released a music video which she starred in alongside little known young singer Aryan Khan. Titled 'Ban,' the music video touched on Qandeel's status as a controversial social media icon, and was provocative given Pakistan's conservative standards for entertainment.

Days later a man claiming to be Qandeel's ex-husband made an appearance on TV, saying that Qandeel had a son with him during their brief marriage.

Qandeel confirmed his claims, saying she was forced into the marriage.


Interview with Images: 'My boldness is my revenge'

Images: Can you tell us how your marriage took place? What happened?

Qandeel Baloch: I didn’t run away from home. I’ve been dealing with the problem all day, telling everyone, attending their calls, telling the media. Media is not supporting me. They’re saying that I want to marry Imran Khan but I’m already married. This is wrong. What about my self-worth? My identity? I am a social media sensation, I am a fashion icon. I don’t know HOW many girls have felt support through my persona. I’m a girl power. So many girls tell me I’m a girl power, and yes, I am.

I was 17 years old when my parents forced an uneducated man on me. The abuse I have been through… It happens in places like this, in small villages, in Baloch families. This happened to me too.

"I never accepted him as my husband in my heart or mind," says Qandeel of her husband.

I said, ‘No, I don’t want to spend my life this way’. I was not made for this. It was my wish since I was a child to become something, to be able to stand on my own two feet, to do something for myself.

But then they married me off when I was 17, 18. I was not happy and never accepted him as my husband. What do you think will happen in a forced marriage? With an uneducated man, an animal. What would I say, that I am already married? Why would I say it?

I never accepted him as my husband in my heart or mind. How I spent a year and a half with him, only I know. And I only did it because of the child. Otherwise I wouldn’t have spent even one month with him.

Images: Why do you call him an animal?

Qandeel: He is. The kind of torture he has inflicted on me, you can’t even imagine. Why? Because I was cute, I was young. He was older than me. He didn’t trust me. I don’t know why. I couldn’t connect with him on an intellectual level. Our ideas were very different.

Then I had a child, so I sacrificed. I spent a year and a half with him. After the child, I told him I want to study. I want to complete my education, I want to get a job, I want to stand on my own two feet. But he never agreed.

My family never supported me. I would say I don’t want to live with him, but they didn’t support me. That man tried to throw acid on me. He said ‘I’ll burn your face because you’re so beautiful’. And today the media isn’t giving me any credit for speaking about empowerment of women, girl power.

They don’t recognize that this girl fought. Today I am capable of taking on the burden of an entire household. But no one gives me credit for that.

Images: Can you tell us a little bit more about your journey? Last time we spoke, you said you were around 17-18 when your parents let you do TV serials on PTV.

Qandeel: I was 17-18 when I got married. When I was 19 years old… I had a child within one year. Then there were fights, arguments, being violent with me. Then when my family didn’t support me, I ran away and found support in Darul Aman. That was my right.

I didn’t know what I would do ahead. It was in Multan. The child was with me. I had kept him with me because he was really young. He fell ill in Darul Aman. He was so sick, everyone told me that I should give him back to his father, that if anything happened to him, God forbid, they would do a case on me. I had to give my son back to them.

After that, I was discharged from there. I thought now I am capable of doing this on my own. I did a job, I completed my Matric and my Bachelors. I did a marketing job, I worked as a bus hostess, I did a lot of jobs, I struggled a lot. I got out from there. The first thing I did when I got out of Darul Aman was my Matric. Then I did my Bachelors privately, I kept doing it. I did quite few jobs, in Daewoo, in Lever Brothers. Quite a few jobs. Then after a while, I started working in showbiz.

Images: When did you start working in showbiz?

Qandeel: It was about 2012, 2013. I started from zero. Small fashion shows, small photoshoots. I’ve seen a lot. I’ve seen a lot of things up close. I married my sister off, I gave jahez (dowry) for her wedding, I tried to keep relations going with my family, I bought a house for them in Multan. My parents are settled in Multan, my house is there.

Now today all of this is happening, people are filing cases against me. Now he’s standing up and saying I’m his wife. Where was he before?

Images: Are you divorced?

Qandeel: Yes, I got divorced.

Images: But it wasn’t a written divorce?

Qandeel: Talaaq ho gayi thi, khula ho gaya tha.

Images: So if you’re divorced, why is he only surfacing now?

Qandeel: I don’t know. I can’t understand.

Images: Has he been in touch with you?

Qandeel: No, we haven’t had any contact.

Images: Would you like to talk about your child?

Qandeel: What should I say about my child? It’s his child. His son.

Images: How do you feel about him [your child]?

Qandeel: I tried a lot to keep him close to me. But they didn’t let me speak to him. I thought when my child is older, he’ll understand, he’ll see the environment there and feel that his mother was right, that she did what was right.

Images: Given your upbringing, how did you reach where you are today? You say that you’ve done really bold stuff. How did this happen?

Qandeel: I’ve fought with everyone . And now I have become so headstrong that I only do what I want. I started working in showbiz, I faced so many difficulties, you know what happens with girls here. You know what kinds of offers they make girls here. You know how they try to misuse girls who are new to the industry.

You could say that this is my revenge [from this country]. I don’t do these things happily.

Images: What do you mean what you do is an act of revenge?

Qandeel: Nothing is good in this society. This mardon ki society (patriarchal society) is bad. You probably know this already, think about the problems you face yourself.

Being a girl, think yourself, how difficult it is to move around as a woman in this society. How many men do you encounter who bother you? The same way, I have struggled through difficulties to make a place for myself in showbiz. It was very difficult. What kind of problems I have faced, I don’t think anyone can understand.

I want to give my followers a positive message, I want to give those girls a positive message who have been forcefully married, who continue to sacrifice. I want to be an example for those people. That’s my aim.


Comments (314) Closed



Rashid Jul 16, 2016 11:37am

RIP.

Abdul Jul 16, 2016 11:38am

Espected. Sad. RIP.

bali Jul 16, 2016 11:40am

sad

Satyameva Jayate Jul 16, 2016 11:38am

SHAME :(

Hodor Jul 16, 2016 11:39am

Though I never liked her but it is very sad and tragic news. RIP.

harshit Jul 16, 2016 11:40am

very sad,she was just trying to earn some money and fame thats it,she did not deserved this kind of punishment.RIP

Tariq Jul 16, 2016 11:40am

So sad, She was harmless poor kid.

stranger Jul 16, 2016 11:40am

Not unexpected.

Imad Qureshi Jul 16, 2016 11:41am

Poor soul. This is wrong.

Fahad Jul 16, 2016 11:43am

Very sad

Anwar Jul 16, 2016 11:44am

God! we are a barbaric tribal society.

Kabroo Jul 16, 2016 11:43am

Oh gosh. I was just enjoying her new music video today.

Sara Jul 16, 2016 11:43am

That is so sad. Rip qandeel

Parvez Jul 16, 2016 11:43am

......and far right extremist, intolerant thinking and policies triumph. This will be claimed as an ' honor killing ' and the matter will be forgotten.......disgraceful is but a small word to describe this.

conspiracy_theory Jul 16, 2016 11:44am

She was bold and beautiful. RIP. Pls don't make his brother a hero.

atif khan Jul 16, 2016 11:45am

shocking !

Sudhanshu Swami Jul 16, 2016 11:47am

Extremely Sad.

Liberal Overseas Jul 16, 2016 11:47am

how can one kill its own family irrespective of any thing.

Anis Jul 16, 2016 11:47am

Great tolerance of Pak society!!!

Abdullah Jul 16, 2016 11:45am

very sad

Sharad Jul 16, 2016 11:47am

Musicians and Actors getting shot. Pakistan, where are you heading to?

Ali Jul 16, 2016 11:46am

although i dont support what she did in any way but this is another sad day for Pakistan. Another day, another honor killing and another bad report to come out of our country. We need to learn to tolerate other people otherwise we are going down the drain pretty quickly!

Peterhead Jul 16, 2016 11:46am

Very sad news,

Wajahat Jul 16, 2016 11:46am

Yes she was disillusioned and one can say bipolar but She didn't deserve to die :(

Ashish Jul 16, 2016 11:46am

RIP ,This country didn't deserve you.So sad a talent,maveric not liked by all has to leave the world so early.

Salim Khan Jul 16, 2016 11:47am

Shocking!!! Very Shocking!!!.

Amar Jul 16, 2016 11:48am

Nothing is granted in life. Rip

private Jul 16, 2016 11:49am

I actually liked her. this is sad.

Sss Jul 16, 2016 11:49am

Sad....what typ of ppl we are..who cant let others even speak waht they want.

saharanpuri Jul 16, 2016 11:48am

horrible.life has no value in Pakistan.

Asif Jul 16, 2016 11:49am

Very sad to hear that ..... this is what happens in pakistan to those who dare to speak against norms....may her soul rest in peace

Sandip Bhatia Jul 16, 2016 11:49am

In Pakistan, if you are bold and radical, your life is short. Sad to learn a young life snuffed out so early.

Shopman Jul 16, 2016 11:49am

Very sad development.

Surya Kant Jul 16, 2016 11:49am

Very sad. May you rest in peace my child. An innocent bird who has done no harm to any one has been silenced.

Shafiq Ahmed Jul 16, 2016 11:52am

being bold is her mistake, use of freedom expression was her mistake, living her life in her way was her mistake, being straight forward and entertainer was her mistake. SO SAD and miserable. RIP

Iqbal Jul 16, 2016 11:51am

Sad development. Her acts were indeed condemnable but that doesn't mean that individuals take law into their hands in name of preserving honor or things like that.

Jimmyali Jul 16, 2016 11:53am

Devastated

Sudhanshu Swami Jul 16, 2016 11:55am

I may not like her but I do admire Rakhi Sawant and Qandeel Baloch, who came from moderate background and tried to establish in cinema, highly competitive and 'cruel' field, despite of limited resources. May be with 'gray' tactics But still they were successful. I am ecommerce Strategist and I always think that Marketing people can learn from them. May her soul Rest in Peace.

irfan_Sydney Jul 16, 2016 11:53am

Oh! God. That is a sad news. .

Amit Jul 16, 2016 11:55am

Its tragic to hear about her murder. RIP...

Maratha Jul 16, 2016 11:54am

What a curse on this country. Nothing but volence. .....

Sunil Jul 16, 2016 11:54am

There is no freedom in Pakistan, everyone takes law in their own hands.

omar Jul 16, 2016 11:55am

A shocking end to a young soul. Irrespective of her boldness and media hype, she was a citizen of Pakistan. I hope justice will be served and the culprit will met his fate.

Another example of Barbarism.

Innocent Jul 16, 2016 11:56am

After Sabri....another shocking incident

Abdul wahab Jul 16, 2016 11:57am

Today is a very sad day. Another daughter of Pakistan has been killed in the name of 'honor'. Dear Qandeel rest in peace.

Khankpk Jul 16, 2016 11:58am

RIP

faisal Jul 16, 2016 12:00pm

OMG....even though I didnt like what she did..she was funny and fun loving was just an entertainer....Im feeling soo sad right now.

This is absolutely barbaric.

I dont know where Pakistan is heading to Actors,Musicians,Politicians everyone is getting shot.

what tolerance we talk about.

Politik Jul 16, 2016 12:00pm

Albeit she had ruined her life with humiliations, but no human being deserves a terrible ending like this. RIP Qandeel Baloch

Shopman Jul 16, 2016 12:02pm

I can sympathize with Pakistani artists wanting to move to India.

Akshay Jul 16, 2016 12:03pm

Sad she just express herself without any hesitation RIP

Ravi Vancouver Jul 16, 2016 12:01pm

RIP, very sad. Mindset is dead against women freedom in Pakistan. Dishonor is not what this girl was doing but what his merciless killing of his sister by his brother. I hope she gets justice, or may be another example for women to follow the society norms and the murderer shall become a hero, only time shall tell.

Muneeb Jul 16, 2016 12:02pm

This is so sad. She didn't deserve this. No one deserves to be killed this way. Murder is completely unjustified no matter what the reason. Now we should find the brother and kill him. Make an example of him. Do the right thing!

Samit Jul 16, 2016 12:02pm

Stop honor killing. So sad !!

majid Jul 16, 2016 12:03pm

Not fair at all....

private Jul 16, 2016 12:05pm

no freedom for actors in Pakistan. if one raised a voice next day he-she would shot down.

Jawad U Rahman Jul 16, 2016 12:05pm

Sad, sickening, and shocking. The scourge of so-called honour killing should be rooted out once and for all.

Deepak Talwar Jul 16, 2016 12:05pm

An innocent life snuffed out anywhere for any reason is very sad. Was she killed because she was a liberated, outspoken, courageous girl ? Big shame !

NAWSSA Jul 16, 2016 12:05pm

Sad and Bad news. She had struggled hard for success and live the life the way she wanted to. May she rest in peace

Blackbuck Jul 16, 2016 12:08pm

I am shocked and turned statue hearing this news. Going to miss you a lot. Probably the south Asian society needs to stand up now against extremism and intolerance. All I can say is RIP. A fan across border

Ashutosh Mishra Jul 16, 2016 12:08pm

Very sad and hear tbreakng news for us. Rest in peace. May God give her peace.

talat haque Jul 16, 2016 12:09pm

This is sad

Arun-KS Jul 16, 2016 12:12pm

My God! I can remember her for Indo-Pak match statement. Really shocked by the news. Females' voices are being choked. Balooch you will be rembered for a long time even by your critics for your open bold views. SAD!

Ranjeet Sharma Jul 16, 2016 12:11pm

Oh my God this us horrible. ..

sheraz Jul 16, 2016 12:11pm

RIP poor soul.

shear.moments Jul 16, 2016 12:17pm

I am deeply hurt may she rest in peace, balcooh fought for gender equality in her own style.

Narendra Jul 16, 2016 12:19pm

And they talk about Human rights

SAD Jul 16, 2016 12:20pm

What else you expect from Pakistani society.
RIP

kuka Jul 16, 2016 12:19pm

"Nothing is good in this society. This patriarchal society is bad," Qandeel had said in a recent interview with Images.

So true Qandeel. Our society is really patriarchal and male dominated. Thye cannot see anyone living on their own. so shameful.

Dipak Singh Jul 16, 2016 12:23pm

Oh my god.. once again victim of radicalized. RIP

Truth Jul 16, 2016 12:23pm

This is Intolerance before they killed Ahmed sabri now Qandeel Baloch

Shame...................

Moona Jul 16, 2016 12:22pm

Shame on him. What a barbaric act!

Asad Jul 16, 2016 12:23pm

shocking

NAUSHEEN M Jul 16, 2016 12:24pm

May her soul rest in peace.

Essa Jul 16, 2016 12:25pm

Brutal, shameful, RIP Nothing is more important than a human life...

Qazi Waleed Jul 16, 2016 12:25pm

So Sad,RIP

jehanzeb Jul 16, 2016 12:26pm

Sad news. His brother had no right to do this.

Qazi Waleed Jul 16, 2016 12:27pm

So Sad,RIP

Shahzad Ikhlaq Jul 16, 2016 12:30pm

i didn't like her personally but this news sicken's me, tragic, no human should suffer this fate!

DocOne Jul 16, 2016 12:30pm

I wonder how many men were killed by women for family honour ? Looks like all are men of honour !

M. Khan Jul 16, 2016 12:32pm

Killer (her brother) must be brought to justice. Police should feel ashamed for not providing her protection.

Samina Jul 16, 2016 12:33pm

This is a sad day for people who believe in freedom of expression in this country! I salute her for perusing her dreams courageously and pulling herself out of her difficulties without any support. She will always remain as an icon, as someone who was fearless and not pretentious and who pushed boundaries against odds. RIP

Indian Jul 16, 2016 12:32pm

Horrible!

RIP :(

Zainab mukhtar Jul 16, 2016 12:33pm

So sad

Bharat Jul 16, 2016 12:36pm

Ohhohooo.... now, Islam is saved at last from this cute lady. Pakistani Lawyers should be ready with rose petals. Another Qadri has come to the courts.

Kryptonite Jul 16, 2016 12:37pm

She just wanted to live life the way she wanted. This is absolutely shocking. RIP poor soul.

Tarannum S Jul 16, 2016 12:39pm

Shocked, disgusted and ashamed of being a human being. When will these sick minds understand that 'honour' and 'killing' are two opposite words and do not connect.

Mohsin Jamil Jul 16, 2016 12:38pm

So Sad,His Brother Has No Right To Do thiS :-(

owais Jul 16, 2016 12:38pm

No matter what her actions were .. no one has the right to take law in his hands not even his own family member .. the offender should be dealt strictly to set an example

Mohsin Jamil Jul 16, 2016 12:40pm

So Sad,his Brother Has No Right To Do This :-(

ahmed Jul 16, 2016 12:39pm

Extremely sad.

sss Jul 16, 2016 12:40pm

so sad :( i like her.

Abdulkarim Jul 16, 2016 12:40pm

As much as I disliked her.This act by her brother is very brutal and immoral.I hope he is made an example of.

moderate pakistani Jul 16, 2016 12:41pm

this is one kind of sheer terrorism! We cant deny rights of other people to live their lives the way they like, she did nothing to deserve such a brutal murder ! Curse on tribal norms !

Indian Jul 16, 2016 12:41pm

Not surprised. There is very less scope for women in South Asia.

raviraj Jul 16, 2016 12:41pm

Quid e azam Jinnah ka pakistan!!!!!????

Syed Jul 16, 2016 12:41pm

Pakistan is really a 3rd world and 3rd class country.

SACHIN Jul 16, 2016 12:43pm

Pakistan will never learn to adjust to changing times.

Ajay vikram Singh Jul 16, 2016 12:42pm

This third grade south-asian society is biggest oppressor of women rights in the world. and that includes, all nations of south asia, including India, Pakistan etc.

The poor girl asked for security ...and still. What a horrible, third-grade society.

SANE MIND Jul 16, 2016 12:45pm

Raise your voice and you will be killed. RIP Pakistani Women. Sorry, but that's it.

vignesh Jul 16, 2016 12:44pm

its easy to brainwash even a brother to kill her sister in pakistan

Bharatiya American Jul 16, 2016 12:45pm

Incredible pakistan!! -- absolutely shameful

ahsan Jul 16, 2016 12:45pm

i am worried about hamza ali abbassi ....

Malik Jul 16, 2016 12:46pm

Everyone saw that coming but still it should not have happened. Murder is not allowed in Islam in any possible way, except by court in justice or war.

Bikram Jul 16, 2016 12:49pm

Very very sad to hear. She was a brave girl. I was following her. I am shocked. A loss of human being.

Nafis Jul 16, 2016 12:48pm

Why she was not given security

Asad Jul 16, 2016 12:49pm

Big news of the day.

Eskaybee Jul 16, 2016 12:51pm

Shameful. RIP

Shivam Jul 16, 2016 12:51pm

Pakistan, you fall lower everyday.

Chirag Patel Jul 16, 2016 12:51pm

Request to Pakistani women.....move to India

Pradeep J Jul 16, 2016 12:51pm

Sad.. RIP.... N Shame that the society wont allow her to breathe.

Bob Jul 16, 2016 12:53pm

She should have come to India when she smelt the danger. If Pakistan is serious give maximum punishment to the killer and set an example.

Srini Jul 16, 2016 12:53pm

Height if Intolerance in home and you talk about other countries? RIP

Shyam Jul 16, 2016 12:53pm

If you are so upright about honor then why run away after murder? Coward.

Ashu Jul 16, 2016 12:54pm

Rest In Peace #Qandeel your country didn't deserve you!

Ali Jul 16, 2016 12:56pm

@Sandip Bhatia Especially from those that are close to you!

Fahad Qazi Jul 16, 2016 12:57pm

The media murdered her.

Sympathiser Jul 16, 2016 12:56pm

She was not murdered by his brother but our patriarchal society.We are still rigid towards positive change at the age of 21st century .

brar Jul 16, 2016 12:59pm

@Shafiq Ahmed Being female was her greatest mistake. it is brutal,it is sad rest in peace my child you were a harmless creature /

Black Indian Jul 16, 2016 12:58pm

RIP the pure soul.

Qandeel had written to the interior minister, the director general of the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) and the senior superintendent of Islamabad asking them to provide security to her and has requested action against those who made her identification documents public via social media.

It seems that everyone has ignored....

Most shameful ...

Black Indian Jul 16, 2016 12:58pm

RIP the pure soul.

Qandeel had written to the interior minister, the director general of the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) and the senior superintendent of Islamabad asking them to provide security to her and has requested action against those who made her identification documents public via social media.

It seems that everyone has ignored....

Most shameful ...

Prakash Jul 16, 2016 01:00pm

Shocking news...

Ammar Jul 16, 2016 12:59pm

Sudden Death...Shocking.....Blind murder is not the solution to any problem.

Rohit Kaul Jul 16, 2016 01:01pm

Is this Pakistan? It is shocking and a shame. The poor girl with a humble background was able to create a name for herself. Being a conservative society and an insensitive one are different aspects. The same Pakistanis who cursed her for offensive posts every day see scantily clad Bollywood heroines, porn and what not. It was her life and she as a human has a right to follow her plans...I pray for her soul..

A Shah Jul 16, 2016 01:01pm

So much for freedom of speech and expression in Pakistan!

A Shah Jul 16, 2016 01:01pm

Common practice in Pakistan

AVI_BAJWA Jul 16, 2016 01:01pm

She was born in a wrong part of the world. RIP

ramiz Jul 16, 2016 01:01pm

this is very sad and tragic incident where are law enforcement agencies from whom she asked for security they should be held responsible for this act. She was brave I am really disappointed we are still indulged in diseases like honor killings..

Apoo Jul 16, 2016 01:02pm

Omg , people have to understand that they haven't have the right to kill anybody. Shame on Pakistani government for not giving her enough security

Suprabh Jul 16, 2016 01:02pm

She was a graceful lady, had suffered a lot of trauma through early marriage, bearing a child in early age, she struggled a lot to become what she was, she made a name for herselves but never bowed down to anybody.. Such ladies are truly warriors, punish the murderer.. RIP Qandeel baloch, you will always be in our hearts

AdHawk Jul 16, 2016 01:03pm

She forgot that a woman in Pakistan is to be seen but not heard.

Simon Says Jul 16, 2016 01:06pm

RIP :(

Tats Jul 16, 2016 01:05pm

Very sad..she doesn't deserve this kind of punishment

Shampee Jul 16, 2016 01:05pm

Sad and Shameful

M.ASIF Jul 16, 2016 01:07pm

So shocking. Very sad. I didnt like her activities but she didnt deserve it.unfortunately our media is free market based and using freedom as license to go to any length. She was trying to gain publicity and be famous, media should have ignored and boycotted this wouldn't have happened. God fhis country.

AdHawk Jul 16, 2016 01:07pm

I'm certain the perennial critics of Western 'liberal' mores will ignore this latest demonstration of our 'superior' Eastern family values.

Siddhartha Jul 16, 2016 01:07pm

Looking for freedom of expression in wrong country. RIP.

Vbprince Jul 16, 2016 01:07pm

RIP... She lived as a liberal democratic free life and died as one. The society you lived in doesn't deserve you. Better to die free than live like a slave of pseudo secular, pseudo liberal society. By the way Pakistan, by killing a young child, what honour did you save???...!!!

Desi Dimag Jul 16, 2016 01:09pm

RIP

Hari Jul 16, 2016 01:07pm

RIP Qandeel. You are one brave girl. Proud of you for standing strong to fight women rights ! God bless you. Love from India

suman kumar Jul 16, 2016 01:11pm

She was a brave soul. She was daughter of this beleaguered sub-continent. She fought to make a place for herself using her birthright which is denied by we males. She lived and died holding the torch of freedom of expression. RIP daughter....

FAHIM Jul 16, 2016 01:11pm

This is evil and non-sense. Our society needs to be educated on the issue of honor killing.

sickmedia Jul 16, 2016 01:10pm

i feel the recent media coverage of her past life, husband n kids n all is what made her brother take this step, before this nobody knew about her fast or her family, the media is responsible for bringing up masala news which does not even matter, all in the name of TRP !!

Tanya Jul 16, 2016 01:12pm

No words for such cruelty..So Sad and shocking.. RIP

Jigar Jul 16, 2016 01:13pm

Very sad. She was gutsy and an upcoming star.

Fasi Jul 16, 2016 01:16pm

Very sad to hear about her death.....

Alwin James Jul 16, 2016 01:18pm

What wrong she did.. it's not a crime to be bold and beautiful; and I must say it wouldn't happen if she was in India for sure..

Mohammad Hasan Khan Jul 16, 2016 01:21pm

We may not have agreed with her, but you can't kill people you disagree with, the world doesn't work that way.

RIP Qandeel.

Adeel Danish Jul 16, 2016 01:20pm

@Sharad The recent musician you are referring to Late Sabri was a an act of terrorism - this was an act of two choices - either I commit suicide due to shame Or I kill my sister to save myself from shame. No other musician / actor / actress in the recent has been killed.

SHAH Jul 16, 2016 01:21pm

Very sad news.

Mind Jul 16, 2016 01:22pm

@Liberal Overseas Pride and Ego can overtake what is even natural - love for your family

TAF Jul 16, 2016 01:24pm

Whatever are her actions....there is no such thing called honor killing,, murder is a murder

ROCKY Jul 16, 2016 01:22pm

Born in the wrong country, unfortunately... Shame on you, pakistan.

Asian tiger Jul 16, 2016 01:23pm

RIP.. So said :(

Rash Jul 16, 2016 01:23pm

Oh my goodness! This is shocking and shameful! Who gives someone right to kill someone else! A young life brutally snatched once again in this 'hounour' obsessed society. RIP.

Rohit Jul 16, 2016 01:25pm

We are lucky to be born in India. What a shame and how people can be so backward in thinking. RIP.

usman khan Jul 16, 2016 01:25pm

I wish she had a chance to get better on her own... she did not deserve this... she was a human being after all

Gary Jul 16, 2016 01:25pm

What a tragedy. RIP.

Shayan Shakeel Jul 16, 2016 01:25pm

This article conveys a lack of objectivity. Journalists and not social activists post news stories - the bit about young people tired of being told what to do while 100% true, is a global malady and unless endemic to Pakistan, should be attested to by a prominent spokesperson or other material of reference.

Dave Jul 16, 2016 01:28pm

Honor killing? that is pathetic. She had it all and even after living the sad life her folks put her through she still went back to her home. she didn't have to, but she did anyways. Damn her brother. Honor killing. man get out of here. I hope the fool spends the rest of his days rotting in prison, i wonder how honorable that is.

Skkk Jul 16, 2016 01:30pm

V Sad to hear this. Murder is no policy to reform society. Hope the culprit is caught and punished asap.

khan Jul 16, 2016 01:29pm

sick..pakistan not safe for woman

Shahzad Jul 16, 2016 01:32pm

This is jst too much! Can't believe a brother can do this fr nothin bad done by her or caused harm to anybody. I am an Indian n modi fan but when I aw her video in modi I just laughed n forgot it. It's just fun! Why do we have to get so serious n be cruel with people for no harm they do. This news made me cry. I plead with people to be plz tolerant n respect other views. Nobody has right to take life of an innocent person. Really sad day for Pakistan. May her soul rest in peace.

SouthIndian Jul 16, 2016 01:37pm

Oh sweet sweet girl. Rest in peace. You'll be missed.

Tech talk Jul 16, 2016 01:40pm

Will Nawaz Sharif & co declare this as black day?? May her soul RIP

krishna R Jul 16, 2016 01:43pm

Shocked and saddened. The writing was/is on the wall for women and child rights in Pakistan. Please respect women and dont kill them its akin to killing humanity.

Kashmiri Jul 16, 2016 01:44pm

Extremely sad state of affairs in Pakistan ....

Sanjay Chawla Jul 16, 2016 01:44pm

What else can you expect in a society gone sick?

Ramesh Nakhwa Jul 16, 2016 01:45pm

@Ali Who gives a damn whether you support anything or not. She was a star and people like you inhuman cowards who could not understand her popularity killed her

SHAW Jul 16, 2016 01:45pm

@Sharad We are heading towards stone and cave age. Right to life and liberty was given in the west 1215. Unfortunately we do not know in 2016!

Kashmiri Jul 16, 2016 01:47pm

Pakistani society is becoming highly intolerant. Good that we are in India....

Irfan Jul 16, 2016 01:47pm

Such a sad state of our society...the cost of human life is nothing, well unless you belong to the rare elite section here...otherwise one can lose their life for no reason at all, or worse for insane and ancients beliefs of a few...

Sagar Jul 16, 2016 01:46pm

Really shameful !!! RIP....prayers for her

Vivek Amar Jul 16, 2016 01:46pm

Solidarity from across the border.

Mango man Jul 16, 2016 01:46pm

An average of more than a thousand honor killings per year. Amazing. Do the courts feel like taking cognizance? or is it "chalta hai"?

Umair K Jul 16, 2016 01:47pm

In Pakistan, women have no choice of their own particularly when it comes marriage. They are forced into a marriage without their consent and are expected to live in a certain way. They are beaten up and are told to abide by a certain code including a so-called 'code of honour'. This loss of innocent life is deplorable and absolutely unacceptable.

JAVED HASSAN Jul 16, 2016 01:50pm

It's absolutely barbaric ! She may have done something against norms of our culture but just for being an ambitious bold young woman she did not deserve this brutal murder, everyone has right to live his/her granted length of lifetime on this Earth. The brother must be brought to books and not exonerated in the name of so called honour killing, such inhuman acts adversely impacts our image as a civilised nation !

Shameful for all of us !

Prasad Dubai Jul 16, 2016 01:49pm

Though she was against India, I used to respect her as she actually was very open minded and good at heart. I pray to the God for your spiritual growth in your next life.

kashif Jul 16, 2016 01:50pm

as per law of the land parents have the right of pardon,they will exercise/pardon the killer........

prateek Jul 16, 2016 01:51pm

rip kandeel baloch, its a deep loss for Pak can't fill by any other.

Anand Jul 16, 2016 01:51pm

Yes Nawaz sharif, perhaps this is the moment where if you call it a black day, that may bring awareness about honour killings. But no-one likes to support a woman who took the society head on to challenge and reform the age old values and wanted equal rights for women.

ROCKY Jul 16, 2016 01:53pm

Wouldn't be surprised if her parents were also a party in this murder.

DSK Jul 16, 2016 01:54pm

@usman khan , She was always better, fundamentalist made her miserable

INDIAN Jul 16, 2016 01:56pm

and Pakistani Government is talking about Human Right Violations in United Nations...

Hiren Yagnik Jul 16, 2016 01:56pm

Rest in peace. You will live forever in your fan's hearts.

Pakistani mother Jul 16, 2016 01:55pm

Our girls are not safe. Please save our girls

SK Jul 16, 2016 01:55pm

You were great soul QB. One Pakistani women will treat you an icon of women liberation.

Shaw Jul 16, 2016 01:58pm

Very sad, RIP

dr zahid pervez Jul 16, 2016 01:59pm

poor soul

Adnan Mazher Khan Jul 16, 2016 02:01pm

Let there be no escape for the murderer. Shame on her brother. No one has the right to take human life.

anand tiwari Jul 16, 2016 02:06pm

We may not agreed to her views but that doesnit means to tske law in hand and kill her,see can be condemned but why to kill her just for expressing her viee.she was harmless and innocent. Barbaric act.

Dipak Singh Jul 16, 2016 02:13pm

I visit her FB page & i felt she was very brave enough to live the life. people love her but at the same time all people are criticism her. in one word double standard.

FAHIM Jul 16, 2016 02:17pm

What to say.. Another soul brutally killed. Whatever she was doing weather wrong or right is her choice. She is happy with herself. Wasn't that enough that she is happy with herself. That's insane. May her soul RIP..

Waqar Jul 16, 2016 02:19pm

So so sad :(

Waqar Jul 16, 2016 02:19pm

So sad :(

Ajay vikram Singh Jul 16, 2016 02:21pm

@Srini - Height of Abuses against women in India too, and you comment about other countries?

fahad Jul 16, 2016 02:21pm

As they say "There is no Honour in killing".this episode reminds us of the harsh relities and the bitter truth prevalent in pakistani society.interestingly its not just people living in pakistan but also pakistanis that have made europe their new home as witnessed by an ever increasing honour killings in the UK by people of pakistani origin!

Naveed Jul 16, 2016 02:21pm

@SK Not in Pakistan, it won't happen. You want women's lib? Move to Canada, Sweden or US.

Sher Dil Jul 16, 2016 02:37pm

It is extremely sad, there are many other Bold celebrities but they are not threatend, roots of this murder are to be traced in her cultural and family background

Rashid Sultan Jul 16, 2016 02:38pm

Murder, chaos, violence against women, girls & young boys and murder are a regular feature of this broken regressive country. Shame on us all.

PK Jul 16, 2016 02:41pm

Go back to history...go back to oblivion...

mkb Jul 16, 2016 02:43pm

What better can be asked for from a society which is poisoned with hate?

Dr. Salaria, Aamir Ahmad Jul 16, 2016 02:51pm

What a great tragedy? May God Almighty bless the departed soul in Jannatual Firdous.

Samrendra Jul 16, 2016 02:54pm

I didn't liked her music video, but I feels like Crying, really very saddened by her killing, one day we will all people as two people can never match each other thought 100%

Sara Tariq Jul 16, 2016 02:56pm

is this true? I can't believe this.

Tahir Naeem Jul 16, 2016 03:00pm

She was my role model, RIP. Salute to you from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad.

sana Jul 16, 2016 03:05pm

Sad.... RIP....

RAK Jul 16, 2016 03:07pm

Brave girl, you were misfit in our society and deserved a peaceful life and dignified death. Rest in peace.

Beenish Jul 16, 2016 03:21pm

RIP Qandeel. This is too sad.

zakir hussain Jul 16, 2016 03:23pm

so sad

AhmadHD44 Jul 16, 2016 03:35pm

RIP Qandeel! She was strong lady.

eskaybee Jul 16, 2016 03:35pm

Very unfortunate

Hulagu Jul 16, 2016 03:36pm

What a shameful act! Very sad news :(

Zahid hussain Jul 16, 2016 03:45pm

She was bold beautiful,v sad to hear

rabail Jul 16, 2016 03:46pm

may her soul RIP. though i was never a supporter of her ideas but she did not deserve this. she was a rebellious soul who had seen a lot of deprivation. no one has a right to take another person's life. her brother must be punished.

AsharKhan Jul 16, 2016 04:00pm

RIP

Samad Chaudhry London Jul 16, 2016 04:01pm

She just wanted to live but the gods of society won't allow it Rest in Peace A sad episode of young pretty life.

Khan Jul 16, 2016 04:14pm

I got so shocked after hearing this, I cried in my room, i started treating my family members that i was angry with with care and more awareness. It hurts so much when i read her posts and dreams for the future.

Sajj Jul 16, 2016 04:25pm

I didn't like her one bit but this should not have happened. RIP

Sufi Jul 16, 2016 04:26pm

Very sick. When will people learn killing will achieve nothing.

What harm was she doing. She provided light entertainment for people and bit of glamour .

Hassan Jul 16, 2016 04:26pm

@Sara Tariq yes dear its sad true :(

rich Jul 16, 2016 04:29pm

really sad

she was very innocent in a way

kind of frank and open

some men will never change

Syed Tariq Javed Jul 16, 2016 04:33pm

Qandeel opted for a life which was full of risk. May her soul rest in peace.

Shah Jul 16, 2016 04:38pm

RIP. It's just sad. I don't have any words to add it's just sad.

SAEED MASOOD Jul 16, 2016 04:43pm

Sad a very sad situation, no one is allowed to take anyones life no matter how serious the differences...but this lady should have been careful knowing the mentality of our men and culture...

vvv Jul 16, 2016 04:43pm

After amjad sabri killing this is the news that make me sad . RIP little angel your only fault is that you want to love and except same from the society and wants to Fly in the world by free wings . Perhaps narrow mindset could not tolerate this.

TARIQ Jul 16, 2016 04:57pm

what a embarrassingly act! Extremely sad demise. May her soul RIP

saeeds Jul 16, 2016 05:01pm

She stand for her right against the sick society a brave girl . RIP

RAJINDER NATH Jul 16, 2016 05:09pm

RIP. Qandeel you never deserved this.

eidhi Jul 16, 2016 05:30pm

I dont condone all qandeel did , but she was a human being and trend setter she did not deserve this . her killers should get capital punishment

Zulfi Jul 16, 2016 05:37pm

Very sad to hear this.

Shocking and tragic death

Oh intolerant and barbaric brother what have you done? She did not deserve this.

When will we have a society which respects differences of opinion and gender equality?

RIP Qandeel

Sahil Jul 16, 2016 05:41pm

Very sad to hear. I admired your guts. Rest in peace Queen Baloch.

moe2 Jul 16, 2016 05:40pm

Killing is not the solution to problems. People in Pakistan need education to address and handle such situations. The women played a lot of dramatic acts openly, wildly and had risked herself in many ways. She needed an education to do what she wanted to do in a more organized and self controlled and legally correct manner to protect herself and her family.

silhouette Jul 16, 2016 05:44pm

RIP princess

Syed Zafar Kazmi U.S.A Jul 16, 2016 05:53pm

Any loss of life in such manner is condemnable and tragic but surely her own conduct and manner of life must have brought immense sorrow and embarrassment to her family.

ASB Jul 16, 2016 06:09pm

A most disgusting and misguided act. Misogyny at its worst. RIP. She did what she did and if you did not like it you dont have to see it. Hope there are more such who are free to express themselves. We MUST evolve as a society.

Sonny Afridi Jul 16, 2016 06:14pm

She did not deserve this. She was annoying but beautiful. Shame on brother

Sandeep Jul 16, 2016 06:23pm

RIP. Just came to know about her yesterday and today she is dead! :(

Ring Ring Jul 16, 2016 06:28pm

This is sooooooooooo sad, may she rest in peace, Amen. It seems to me that she wanted freedom, justice, education, independence and self respect. These are basic human rights. As a man, I am ashamed at how Pakistani's treat women. We forget that it was a woman who gave us birth, nursed us, raised us, cared for us, gave us everything that she had - well my mother gave me a lot more than what she had, may she rest in peace. I hail from a very affluent family, but hated the way Pakistanis treat poor people and left Pakistan at the age of 19 with just a few hundred dollars, that was 43 years back and I do not regret it a bit. I was homeless, I went without food, I slept in my car, I did minimum wage jobs, but I continued to excel in education and achieved great professional success by the grace of God. I miss Pakistan, but I hate the people who have destroyed it from within. I am really sad at this heinous crime. Brothers should be protectors, not murderers.

It's a mad mad world. Jul 16, 2016 06:45pm

Extremely sad incident.RiP.Unfortunately she was not fit to environment of Pakistan,she expressed her fear but no one help her.Actually she was viral at jet speed,and that's could not be digested by her brother,and her illiterate family.

Faisal Baloch Jul 16, 2016 06:47pm

@Liberal Overseas I Think Her Brother Feelings Shame For Her Work

J. B. Jul 16, 2016 06:47pm

I live in the Western world... and to see that women in many parts of the world are still being treated like second-class citizens is absolutely insane.

Nothing less than life in prison would be good enough for those responsible for those behind this senseless act of bloodshed.

Rest in peace young lady. Your memory of standing up for equality for women will never be forgotten.

Faisal Baloch Jul 16, 2016 06:47pm

Soo Sad :(

Teena Jul 16, 2016 06:49pm

I am saddened by this news.

Asif ali Jul 16, 2016 06:53pm

Sad news. Freedom of expression curtailed.

SG Wazir Jul 16, 2016 07:29pm

No comment. :-|but shocked

Ako Jul 16, 2016 07:31pm

Another example of someone let down by Pakistani society!

Ako Jul 16, 2016 07:34pm

I hope her soul finds peace which she strived to achieve in the world.

Rehan Jul 16, 2016 07:34pm

Brave girl . Sad ending ending. May God bless you.

Farhan Jul 16, 2016 07:40pm

This underlines that we are a nation of cowards. RIP Beta!

KJ Jul 16, 2016 07:43pm

I wonder what the influential people in Pakistan, from all walks of life, are going to say about this episode. Are they going to be worried about making a statement and upsetting the male dominated society, and therefore refrain from making comments? I hope not. To those influential people, this is your chance to voice your opinion and change your society for the better, or else the country will spiral down the wrong path.

Bjorn Burgman Jul 16, 2016 07:48pm

She should have sought asylum in a civilized country, we know what happens to girls in pakistan

Ashraf Jul 16, 2016 07:54pm

Poor girl

Alba Jul 16, 2016 08:00pm

Her story is exaggerated but real, although she may very well have been married off to a mad man. Marriage is a partnership. If it is not, the man is responsible for his own disaster.

Abdulla Hussain Jul 16, 2016 08:18pm

Honour killing is all the more dangerous because the intention of the killer cannot be anticipated. Honour killing of all type is highly unacceptable but we the Asians also have to understand the psychic behind such rage leading to extreme action such as killing. Our culture is based on family values where each member is responsible for the fallout of his deeds on the entire family. Maintaining family honour is also very essential for each member of the family because all members are linked together in happiness & sorrow. It is about time to start a media campaign for preserving family values & honour as well educating peoples not to take extreme action of killing someone who in his or her opinion was responsible for bringing shame to the family. Parents have to play a major role in defusing any tension that may arise or has already arisen in the family nevertheless the boys & girls or man & women should also understand reasonably well the expected fallout of their wrong move.

omveer Jul 16, 2016 08:43pm

How about observing a 2 minute silence if not a black day for the poor departed soul. Medieval justice. Growing old is compulsory but growing up is optional.

Ravian Jul 16, 2016 08:44pm

Living in wrong place in the wrong century. There is no honor in killing a defenseless woman. Murder by any name is a murder,this one premeditated. Now I will watch the justice system.

Armaan Jul 16, 2016 08:54pm

Shame; who the heck gave anyone right to take a life and play God! I am disgusted.

Watani Jul 16, 2016 09:04pm

What a fake and intolerance society, In real world thats what you call a'NO MEN LAND' where no children, women and civilian right are protected, she did not steal public money like that politician do, but she got killed by doing what (?) Honour killing, what is consider honour in this land any way? God Be with You Qandeel... RIP...

Salman (Kashmir, INDIA) Jul 16, 2016 09:07pm

Only few days back I was wondering how she managed to be alive in this orthodox Pakistani society with so many controversies and then comes this news......

I am speechless....

Jawaid kamal Jul 16, 2016 09:16pm

RIP ,your blood will go in vein Unfortunatly and you may be not the last one.you were bravest girl by any standard .

Sandeep Jul 16, 2016 09:27pm

@Tariq I m very sad today.

Mr M Tariq Jul 16, 2016 09:36pm

Harmless little lite of Pakistan has extinguished today. Poor little free spirit . RIP

Rishi Jul 16, 2016 09:49pm

I begun liking her pics lately, very sad.

Kaka ji Jul 16, 2016 09:52pm

What's wrong with our society? Is this honor killing?

Bilal Shafiq Jul 16, 2016 10:24pm

RIP Qandeel. Hopefully GOD will forgive you.

Manish Jul 16, 2016 10:39pm

RIP. Pakistani artist should come to India.

dax Jul 16, 2016 10:44pm

Let's consider this as black day in history of pakistan for killing innocent women, bill should be passed in UN

Hashim Chauhan Jul 16, 2016 10:46pm

She was amature but brave lady.

Ejaz Khan Jul 16, 2016 10:53pm

RIP.Sad and I am not sure what to say. I think that brother was trying to steal her money.

Thoughtful Jul 16, 2016 10:59pm

Pakistan's barbaric society, whose animal instinct, is shame to the entire humanity outside Pakistan.

Tupac Jul 16, 2016 11:02pm

There is no honor in killing.

RIP

Syed Zafar Kazmi U.S.A Jul 16, 2016 11:06pm

@Samad "She just wanted to live but the gods of society won't allow it Rest in Peace A sad episode of young pretty life London" While she should have never been killed and the killers must be tried and executed for the wanton murder, she sure was making wrong choices in a very wrong place. She should have moved to Europe or the U.S where her video would have been voraciously welcomed and many more advances than that would she have made, she would have received even warmer welcome. Yet, still no one here for just this conduct would ever have conferred on her the title of champion for women's cause.

Shiraj Jul 16, 2016 11:14pm

She should have taken asylum in other country. She knew it that it will happen to her. Poor soul.

Nasir Jul 16, 2016 11:14pm

She should have been given protection

Woman Jul 16, 2016 11:22pm

You will forever be the motivation of all the women beat down by religion, family and society. Long live in our hearts

Bahadur singh devra Jul 17, 2016 12:09am

@Ashraf very sad news

Praful vora Jul 17, 2016 12:19am

This is teaching from Islam intolerance to own siblings.men thinks they have right to kill innocent sister cause she's did not conform to his standards

Imran Altaf Jul 17, 2016 12:25am

Sad news, she was looking for some kind of fame and to be noticed through expressed opinion. The downside of social media.

Ziyan Jul 17, 2016 12:31am

Need to check that if she was killed by her brother, than whether her brother meet Mufti Qavi or not? What happen with Mufti Qavi during Ramazan cannot be completely ignored in these circumstances. Mufti Qavi should be part of interrogation. It is worth noted that Mufti Qavi is also from Multan.

Sobia Jul 17, 2016 12:37am

Simply ashamed to be a Muslim and Pakistani woman. We have been told many lies about land of the pure. The truth is it doesn't really exist in any form and anyone who believes that is delusional. Shame on anyone who condones or praises this. They are as disgusting as the killer. Look to the right pakistan and see how celebrity women in India are not killed yet somehow their culture is known to world while we live in dark ages ridiculed and denied.. o wait may that's some saazish. Waiting for the time when someone nails 99 points on our institutions of religion and culture.

Javed Jul 17, 2016 12:56am

QB, she had a long way to go... alas, it was not meant to be :(

Dr pattal Jul 17, 2016 01:01am

social media a curse

Dr. Farooq Khan Jul 17, 2016 01:55am

That's not good.

Saqib Jul 17, 2016 02:05am

Yes she had flaws but certain people demand attention at her age and it's just a phase. It's probably her strict family that she was rebelling against. Didn't warrant killing her.

abdulah Jul 17, 2016 02:04am

we want our society to be tolerant to indecency/vulgarity.

we do not want that our society be tolerant to decency and graceful representation.

M Taimur Jul 17, 2016 02:18am

@Samit _ this is not honor killing - This is a murder to hide facts against pious section of the society and his brother was used by those people

Dija Jul 17, 2016 02:20am

Extremely sad..especially after reading her interview i felt that she had to struggle a great deal in pursuit of her dreams and her survival in this male dominated soxiety...she was indeed a bold lady...RIP young lady...our prayers and love for you..

Khanm Jul 17, 2016 02:20am

Controversy never pays..it makes you popular but not for too long...

Jul 17, 2016 02:26am

Rip. i have no words to say.

Saqib Jul 17, 2016 02:48am

So sad! The so-called men who believe in honour killing should start with themselves. Cowards!

Indian Jul 17, 2016 03:06am

This is so sad and I do not see any statement by any politician condemning it.

ibmx Jul 17, 2016 03:24am

How about declaring a Black Day for all the women being killed by Pakistani Idiots..

Anand Jul 17, 2016 03:41am

Sad, Can't mom keep the child upon divorce? Pardon my ignorance

JSingh Jul 17, 2016 03:44am

Any act to compromise the human life(male or female) irrespective of age reflects the mental instability of a person who commits the heinous act. The recent rise of the heinous crimes committed by dysfunctional uneducated families can potentially give rise to mistrust between family members and in turn is dangerous to the most important trusted bond in society - Family. The ridiculous foolish uneducated elements of society that intimidates the family members and promotes the dis-integration of family are dangerous to the society and the country. Let's bring back the faith in most trusted bond in society and instead of breaking the trusted bond let the society help build strongest trusted bond - Family Slogan: "Reform Yourself than Reforming Other" - "Live and Let Live"

Kash Jul 17, 2016 04:51am

What an inspiration.

Abdul Nuqtadir Jul 17, 2016 04:56am

Sad . These honor killings should be stopped by severely punishing these killers

Qandeelfan Jul 17, 2016 06:05am

She had the guts to say her heart out, people couldn't tolerate her. When she requested for security, everybody laughed, now who will bring her life back ??

Sri1 Jul 17, 2016 07:05am

Wow. Some brother. When brothers in our sub-continent promise to protect and honor their sisters, this monster kills his for some misplaced sense of family honor? Shame on those moronic misogynists whose culture represses women as home-bound cattle on one hand and also the bearers of family honor on the other !!

ahmad Jul 17, 2016 07:19am

sad story.but thats not the good way of revenge...........

Abdul Muqtadir Jul 17, 2016 08:00am

Those fathers and brothers doing honor killings do bad things themselves but will not tolerate their girls daughters sisters do same even to a lesser degree

H L Jul 17, 2016 08:17am

I hold media responsible for her. Media should have been sensible when report any thing and everything regarding. She was no body, but now this action, we made her something she was not. Sad day indeed.

ROHIT PANDEY Jul 17, 2016 08:23am

Deep-seated malaise in Pakistan-misogyny enshrined!:(

Dr. Malek Towghi (Baloch) USA Jul 17, 2016 09:16am

What a great woman! May her soul rest in peace.

Naeem Jul 17, 2016 01:23pm

So sad

Samad Chaudhry London Jul 17, 2016 01:44pm

Rest in peace

Asif Jamil Jul 17, 2016 05:34pm

@Sobia

Pakistan has become a very intolerant and ignorant society. I don't know much about Qandeel but it was a heinous crime. Nobody has the right to tell an adult how to lead their. It is upto the government to punish severely those who commit such crimes and clerics to teach the message of tolerant Islam to the masses.

pk Jul 17, 2016 11:09pm

@M. Khan Agree. There should be investigated and if brother and others are involved shoul br tried and punished.

HRC Jul 18, 2016 12:40am

Did anyone call Human RIghts Commission?

Pat Rocky Jul 18, 2016 12:42am

She was very beautiful. Why Pakistanis did not care about her?

Pat Rocky Jul 18, 2016 12:44am

A progress of modern society is based on equality of women and rights. Any thoughts?

SHAH Jul 18, 2016 04:35am

Please women take your freedom from male domination.

ballu chohan Jul 18, 2016 07:00am

Sad day for humanity. Agree with her or not, her life choices doesn't give anyone right to kill her. I wish Pakistani courts do justice.

Kish Jul 18, 2016 05:34pm

Sad. People have become so cruel to kill her own sister in Pakistan. she was a fun loving kid.

SHAH Jul 19, 2016 03:59am

Right to life and liberty freedom of speech is most important for civilized nation.