10/03/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Pakistani Women Buried Alive 'For Choosing Husbands'

Israr Ullah Zehri, who represents Baluchistan province, told a stunned parliament that northwestern tribesman had done nothing wrong in first shooting the women and then dumping them in a ditch.

"These are centuries-old traditions, and I will continue to defend them," he said.

"Only those who indulge in immoral acts should be afraid."

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