More than 11,000 “honour-based” crimes have been reported to UK police over the last five years, according to official figures.

Among the crimes were abductions, false imprisonment and murder, the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation said (IKWRO) after a Freedom of Information request.

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