Canada: ‘Honor Murders’ Convictions Face Appeal | CNN | Paula Newton | 1/30/12

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Kingston, Ontario (CNN) — Mohammed Shafia, 58; his wife, Tooba Mohammad Yahya, 42; and their son, Hamed, 21, are three members of an Afghan immigrant family, who were found guilty of first-degree murder of Shafia’s three teenage daughters and his first wife in his polygamous marriage, who intend to appeal their convictions. Prosecutors said the girls’ father, mother and brother all plotted to kill the four women in an “honor” murder.

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