Shafia Murder

Excerpt: Without Honour, the True Story of the Shafia Family

Rob Tripp | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada
Rob Tripp

2012-12-05-Pullversion.jpg On the morning of June 30, 2009, police in a small eastern Ontario city made a ghastly discovery: four females dead in a car submerged in a shallow canal -- Canada's first mass honour killing. In Without Honour, award-winning journalist Rob Tripp draws on three years of exhaustive research and exclusive interviews to make sense of a senseless crime in a way no other writer could. "The feeling had gnawed at Jake since the catastrophic outcome of his peck on Sahar's cheek in the corridor of St-Ex in the fall of 2007. He had not forgotten the sight of the sad girl standing in the hall, tears trickling down her cheeks, as she explained that her dad got really mad and slapped her."

Don't Let Political Correctness Kill "Honour Killings"

Supriya Dwivedi | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada Politics
Supriya Dwivedi

Canadians are often uncomfortable labeling premeditated murders "honour killings" under the guise of political correctness. Let us take off our multicultural goggles and see honour killings for what they are: culturally motivated, violent crimes committed against women that have no place in a civilized society.

A Timeline Of Murder

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada

KINGSTON, Ont. - A jury has found three members of an Afghanistan-born Montreal family guilty of four counts each of first-degree murder.Mohammad Shaf...