Daily Archives: February 14, 2012

The Shafia Murders, Immigration, and Misrepresenting Canadian Violence Against Women 6

Public debate and media coverage of the Shafia family murder trial has obscured and misrepresented patriarchal violence against women in Canada. Following the guilty verdict last month, lead Crown prosecutor Gerard Laarhuis mistakenly proclaimed that, “[t]his verdict sends a very clear message about our Canadian values and the core principles […]