expert testimony on honour killing- DiManno

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Department
Women and Gender Studies
Course
WGS250H5
Professor
Bickford
Semester
Winter

Description
DiManno Kingston canal trial hears expert testimony on honour killingthe shedding of blood is a way of purifying the honour of a family and accommodating the restoration of honourit doesnt have any direct connection with religion at all not unique to any particular religion as opposed to popular view that associates Islam with honour killing Jury has not heard any evidence that the Shafia women behaved promiscuously o No indication that the three sisters were not virgins at time of death o All three chafed against severe restrictions imposed wanted to be more like their Canadian friends date socialize discard hijaba womans body considered to
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