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Hina SaleemHina Saleem

Born: 1985

Died: 11 August 2006, Brescia, Italy

Age: 21

Cause of death: Did not behave like a 'good Muslim girl'. Her throat was slit twenty eight times by her Father and several close relatives.

Notable because: A so called honour-killing demonstrating both the failure of a Muslim Pakistani family to integrate in a new culture as well as the barbarity of Islam. Mohammed, her father, is serving thirty years in Italian prison.

Hina Saleem was a Pakistani girl murdered in Italy by relatives as punishment for not following the Islamic ways. Here her Father explains why he did it.

The crime has been a big news story in Italy, both for its brutality and because the context in which it sparked public opinion in the matter of coexistence between different cultures, the difficulties of integration and the conflict between Islamic ancestral tradition and human rights.

Hina Saleem Hina_saleemwas found by police Aug. 11, 2006, wrapped in bags and buried in a shallow grave in her family's backyard in Brescia, a city in the northern Italian region of Lombardy, with a gash in her throat inflicted by a meat knife. Hina's family chose to murder her afteHina_Saleem.jpgr careful deliberations over her Western-style behavior and refusal to submit to an arranged marriage. Hina Saleem lived with Giuseppe Tampini, 30, a local carpenter, and secretly worked as a waitress in a bar.

Her mother, in Pakistan at the time of the murder, acknowledged to police that her husband had killed Saleem who "did not behave like a good Muslim girl." Hina’s father--a legal resident of Italy since 1989, was arrested Aug. 14, 2006. Unrepentant, he told police: "My daughter was a prostitute, living with that Italian. I killed her out of rage."

An Italian court has sentenced the father and two brothers-in-law of a young Pakistani immigrant woman to 30 years in prison each for her murder.

Hina Saleem was killed because her family disapproved of her lifestyle, Italian prosecutors said. The 21-year-old woman had been living with an Italian boyfriend and had reportedly refused to marry a man chosen by her family to be her husband. A prosecutor had described her killing as the result of a clash of cultures.

The chief prosecutor of the town of Brescia, Giancarlo Tarquini, said at the start of the trial that the murder was "a confrontation between customs in a multi-ethnic society".

Hina Saleem, 20 anni, pachistana, è stata uccisa l'11 agosto dai familiari a Brescia e seppellita nel giardino di casa. Il padre non sopportava che si comportasse Saleem's family were Muslims from Pakistan who had been living in Italy for about five years. Most culpable for the death of Hina 4 were:  Father - Mohammed Saleem, 50, Muhammad Tariq's uncle (husband's sister's wife) and two relations of Hina, the brothers  Khalid Mahmood Zahid Mahmood, 27 , husbands of two sisters, the first of Kiran (almost 24 years) and the second Shahmila (15 months greater than Hina).

After a long legal tug of war between the family that wanted to bring back the body in Pakistan and the partner who instead wanted Hina was buried in Italy, the burial took place in Brescia, with Islamic ritual, the ' 8 February 2007 .hina, ragazza islamica uccisa


"Mohammed Saleem cut his daughter’s throat on August 11 because she refused an arranged marriage and instead wanted to integrate into Italian society. Not only did she work in a bar where alcoholic beverages were served but, worse of all, she had entered in a common law relationship with a 30-year-old Italian man. For her family, the scandal was too much to bear."






Antecedents & Consequences of Organizational Citizenship Behaviours: A Case Study of University of the Punjab , Lahore

Author: Hina Saleem
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Editorial Review: Organizational Citizenship Behaviors (OCB) of employees’ is becoming increasingly important due to their latent influence on overall organizational performance. Current study attempted to examine the OCB among teachers of the University of the Punjab, Lahore for its antecedents and consequences. Four factors entailing personality characteristics, organizational justice, perceived supervisory support and OCB received from coworkers were studied for their potential association with teachers’ practice of OCB. Moreover organizational performance in general was considered in the model as a consequence of teachers OCB practice. Data collection was facilitated by employing a survey method. Data was subsequently analyzed with the help of advanced nonparametric measures such as Kendall’s tau-b and Gamma test. The results of analysis suggested a strong positive correlation between the four factors considered as antecedents and teachers OCB which are found consistent with the past researches done in the field. Moreover, teachers OCB has been found to be positively related with overall departmental /organizational performance which is also in affirmation with the past research findings.


Antecedents & Consequences of Organizational Citizenship Behaviours: A Case Study of University of the Punjab , Lahore by Hina Saleem (2012-09-10)

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Branchless Banking as a Financial Solution For Unbanked Poor: A study Based on Pakistan

Author: Hina Batool
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Editorial Review: This book is a study based on Pakistan for the acceptability of Branchless Banking as a financial solution for the unbanked poor. The acceptability is measured on the following factors: literacy rate, perceived risk,location of the user, self-efficacy, regulatory framework, charges, management, ease of use and ease of usefulness. The collected data is then analysed through spss, by applying different statistical tests. And Significant relationship among the factors were deduced.


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