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Newlyweds Saumil and Zarina Shah stayed at a safe house in New Delhi run by the Love Commandos, a group that rescues interfaith and inter-caste couples from potential violence and helps them hide from their families. Furkan Latif Khan/NPR hide caption

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When India's Interfaith Couples Encounter Threats, 'Love Commandos' Come To Their Aid

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Khalida Brohi grew up Kotri, Pakistan, and was the first girl in her village to go to school. Ramin Talaie/Getty Images hide caption

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Her Father Gave Her The Courage To Speak Out Against 'Honor Killings'

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Mukhtar Mai has fought for justice for the past 14 years. Pakistan's Supreme Court has said it will review its own 2011 decision to uphold the acquittal of five of her attackers. Philip Reeves/NPR hide caption

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Saba, 18, eloped with her fiance, which her family regarded as bringing shame upon them. So her father and uncle tried to kill her. Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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She Survived An 'Honor Killing': Oscar-Winning Documentary Airs Tonight

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