January 9, 2012

In Canada, mother arrested in ‘honor’ killing of daughter in India

A Canadian mother and her brother have been arrested in what authorities say was the 2000 honor killing […]
December 31, 2011

Shafia ‘honor’ killings raise questions in Canada

The ‘honor’ killing of the Shafia daughters has brought the issue of ‘honor’ violence to the forefront of […]
December 6, 2011

Teen told social worker of abuse, Canadian honour killing trial hears

In the year before their deaths, two teenage Montreal sisters told teachers and a youth protection worker that […]
November 16, 2011

A father accused of the “honour killings” of four family members – including his three teenage daughters – was recorded on police wiretaps saying he was “happy” they were dead and that he would “do the same again a hundred times”, a Canadian court has heard.

A father accused of the “honour killings” of four family members – including his three teenage daughters – […]
November 2, 2011

In Canada, Ayaan discusses the concept of citizenship in a free society.

In Canada, Ayaan discusses the concept of citizenship in a free society. Via:[http://www.nationalpost.com/opinion/columnists/question+loyalty/5591002/story.html]
November 2, 2011

The Canadian ‘honor’ killing trial of Afghan-Canadian girls Zainab and Saharia Shafia has taken on even darker dimensions after their parents’ internet searches during the weeks preceding the murder for possible murder locations and body dumping grounds were revealed.

The Canadian ‘honor’ killing trial of Afghan-Canadian girls Zainab and Saharia Shafia has taken on even darker dimensions […]
November 2, 2011

In Canada’s National Post, Barbara Kay writes about the pathology of ‘honor’ violence, observing that to a person of authority in an honor culture, a life in prison may literally be perceived as a lower price to pay than feeling shamed in the group’s eyes.

In Canada’s National Post, Barbara Kay writes about the pathology of ‘honor’ violence, observing that to  a person […]
October 24, 2011

Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes that North American honor killings go beyond mere homicide.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes that North American “honor” killings go beyond mere homicide. Via:[http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/ayaan-hirsi-ali/honour-killings_b_1028920.html]
August 11, 2011

Michele Mandel writes that following the “honor” killing of 21-year-old Shaher Bano Shahdady in Canada, the silence is deafening.

Michele Mandel writes that following the “honor” killing of 21-year-old Shaher Bano Shahdady in Canada, the silence is […]
August 8, 2011

South Asian woman in Canada Killed in ‘honor’ killing by her husband after she left him

Muslim-Canadian woman Shaher Bano Shahdady was just 21, a young mother who wanted to live her Canadian life […]
March 18, 2011

Goldstein: Why it’s barbaric

In the Toronto Sun, Lorrie Goldstein writes: “the only reason I can think of that Liberal MP Justin […]
January 16, 2011

Kanwar

In the Calgary Herald, Mahfooz Kanwar writes that Islam does not recognize gender equality. via:[http://www.calgaryherald.com/technology/Kanwar+Islam+condones+wife+beatings+misogyny/4117312/story.html#ixzz1BTzS1VlZ]
January 3, 2011

Facts about female genital mutilation

The Vancouver Sun has published a list of facts about female genital mutilation. via:[http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Facts+about+female+genital+mutilation/4078467/story.html]
December 8, 2010

Polygamy’s many wives don’t capture ‘market value’

Economist Shoshana Grossbard admits she was naive when she did her doctoral thesis on polygamy more than 30 […]
November 15, 2010

Muslim ‘parallel society’ within Canada a threat: Report

Islamists aim to build a “parallel society” in Canada that risks undermining its democracy and multiculturalism and becoming […]
November 14, 2010

Islamist groups seek ‘parallel society’ in Canada

A newly released intelligence report says hardline Islamist groups want to build a “parallel society” in Canada, which […]
October 14, 2010

Court says niqabs at trial to be decided case by case

Ontario’s highest court has set out a framework allowing judges to decide on a case-by-case basis if women […]
June 22, 2010

Standing up for Aqsa and Canada in honour killing case

Aqsa Parvez’s father Muhammad and brother Waqas were sentenced to life in prison with no eligibility for parole […]
June 16, 2010

“I killed my daughter. . . with my hands”

Aqsa Parvez, a 16-year old Pakistani-American, was killed in an honor killing in December 2007: her father has […]
June 14, 2010

Teen stabbed in Dorval, mother facing charges

A Dorval mother will appear in court Monday to face charges after she allegedly stabbed her teenaged daughter, […]
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