June 14, 2010

Mother stabbed daughter in ‘honour crime’: Police

An Afghan mother in Montreal, Canada, has stabbed her 19-year old daughter in the head, shoulders and arms […]
June 9, 2010

There’s no honour in murder

Honour killings have no place in our society: that was the message from a hushed courtroom Wednesday as […]
June 8, 2010

Amandeep Dhillon

Before Amandeep Dhillon’s short life ended in her murder, she was caught between a new family in the […]
June 4, 2010

Man killed daughter-in-law to avoid family disgrace

Kamikar Singh Dhillon believed he “did the right thing” when he murdered his daughter-in-law in a frenzied knife […]
April 22, 2010

Muslim woman in Canada fears reprisal

A Muslim woman fighting to stay in Canada fears being disfigured with acid for allegedly “bringing shame” to […]
March 23, 2010

Rights panel restricts niqab

A niqab-clad woman must uncover her face to apply for a medicare card and may not insist on […]
March 11, 2010

Muslim child brides on rise

Top immigration officials in Canada and Pakistan say all they can do is reject the sponsorships of husbands […]
February 11, 2010

Wife to stand trial in Kingston slayings

Tooba Mohammad Yahya of St Léonard has been committed to stand trial, likely in 2011, on four charges […]
February 11, 2010

In some cultures, not all marriages are made in heaven

A doctoral student in criminology at the University of Montraal (Canada), Madeline Lamboley believes it’s time to lift […]
February 2, 2010

From Quebec to France: forced marriages still exist

Madeline Lamboley, a PhD student from the Universite de Montreal School of Criminology, hopes to create more data […]
December 30, 2009

Quebec culture lessons for immigrants questioned

The Canadian Province of Quebec has created culture lessons for immigrants, but they are not free of controversy. […]
December 5, 2009

Support strong for jailed union boss convicted of “honor” crime

Yusef Al Mezel, the leader of Ottawa’s taxi driver union, has been convicted of threatening his 25-year-old daughter […]
November 26, 2009

Letters tell of hubby’s threats

A Pakistani hairstylist now living in Canada who claims she’ll be the victim of an honour killing by […]
November 13, 2009

‘Multiculturalism doesn’t mean anything goes,’ minister tells potential immigrants

A new citizenship guide for potential immigrants to Canada flatly declares that new Canadians may not engage in […]
November 12, 2009

‘Nothing went wrong here,’ cop rep says, after chief’s apology to Muslims

In an unprecedented move, Windsor (Canada) police chief Gary Smith has publicly apologized to the Muslim community for […]
October 8, 2009

Muslim Canadian Congress asks government to ban burqas

The Muslim Canadian Congress has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government to ban face-covering veils such as the […]
July 28, 2009

Minister: society can’t accept honour killings

Canada’s Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan opened the door to tougher penalties for honor killings, saying it […]
July 28, 2009

This is not domestic violence

Raheel Raza writes: “If we are to stop honour killings in the West, we must see them for […]
July 24, 2009

Tarek Fatah: How to cure the honour killings “cancer”

In Canada’s National Post, Tarek Fatah writes: “It is true that Islam’s holy book, the Koran, does not […]
July 23, 2009

Ont. canal deaths may have been honour killing: reports

Three Montreal sisters and a relative who were found dead in a car submerged in the Rideau Canel […]