Arranged marriages should not be tolerated in any modern democracy. It should be required that any immigrant abide by the rule of being able to choose your own partner for marriage. And under no circumstances allow child brides, punishable by prison time:
A Pakistani father has been arrested in the suspected honor killing of his daughter in Italy after she reportedly declined an arranged marriage, police said Friday.
Shabbir Abbas was arrested in his village in the eastern Punjab province of Pakistan, following Italian authorities and local police’s tip-off in relation to his daughter’s disappearance, the New York Post reported, citing senior police official Anwar Saeed Kingra.