Honour on Trial

Honour on Trial

The Shafia Murders and the Culture of Honour Killings

Book - 2013
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A black car is pulled from the Rideau Canal near Kingston, Ontario, containing the bodies of three girls - sisters Zainab, Sahar, and Geeti Shafia - along with their presumed aunt, Rona Amir Mohammad. Later in the day, after family members report the women missing, Kingston police become suspicious - the stories told by parents Tooba Mohammad Yahya and Mohammad Shafia, and their eldest son, Hamed, don't match up with the rapidly gathering evidence. An extensive investigation unfolds, revealing a troubling story of physical and emotional abuse in the Shafia home, including threats of murder. Includes strong language and violence. 2012.
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 2013.
Characteristics: 1 computer laser optical disc (7 hrs., 3 min.) :,sd. ;,12 cm.


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