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Hamed Mohammed Shafia

The Shafia case is finished—finally

The Supreme Court puts to rest the honour-killing saga that scarred the country and left Muslims feeling besieged
Shafia family photo from May 22, 1993. (Crown Exhibit)

Portrait of a young ’honour killer’

How an old family photo could derail Hamed Shafia’s last-ditch appeal
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What’s in a number? For Hamed Shafia, it may mean a new trial

Michael Friscolanti on why the age of Hamed Shafia, accused in the killing of his sisters, is such a mystery—and why it matters
Hamed Mohammed Shafia

“He should have told us”

At the Shafia trial, the defence strategy is suddenly clear: Hamed was there that night, not mom and dad
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“I would be a dead woman”

Sahar Shafia was desperate to keep her boyfriend a secret—but her alleged “honour killers” already knew
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“I love you with all my heart”

In court, Mohammad Shafia endures the sight of his daughter’s boyfriend—and the love notes he sent
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“I want God to finish my life”

At the “honour killing” trial, autopsy photos reveal crucial clues
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Before honour, reconnaissance

At the Shafia murder trial, cellphone records reveal some disturbing detours during a family “vacation”
A loyal son, a ruthless brother

A loyal son, a ruthless brother

Like his father, Hamed Shafia believed nothing comes before family honour
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A history of violence at the Shafia home

At the “honour killing” trial, a cry for help