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Judge says 'honour' crimes have no place in English law
by Paul Stokes
A senior judge has condemned so-called "honour" crimes within a Muslim family as sordid acts with no place in English law.
Lord Justice Wall made his comments in the first care case to reach the Court of Appeal involving conduct within an ethnic minority community.
The 41 year old father of three Muslim children placed with white foster parents was challenging being refused contact with them.
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