04 Aug 2011 One More Example of How Multiculturalism Does Not Work
ARPA Note: It is naive to think that all cultures are compatible with Canadian values. It is completely unacceptable and intolerable in Canadian society for any individual to take the life of a wife or a daughter or a sister and yet some cultures deem such murder as not only acceptable, but honourable in certain circumstances. These two approaches to the treatment of women, to life and to the rule of law are fundamentally antithetical and cannot be reconciled. We cannot be tolerant of such a culture.
National Post, Barbara Kay Aug 2, 2011: It has happened again. And again. Two honour-motivated murders have made front-page news. Abdul Malik Rustam of Toronto is alleged to have made his way into the apartment of his estranged wife, Shaher Bano Shahdady, and strangled her. Not a week later, across the country in Surrey, B.C., Ravinder Bhangu’s estranged husband, Sunny Banghu, allegedly barged into her office at an Punjabi-English newspaper where she worked, and murdered her with a meat cleaver. Keep Reading
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