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Appeals - Grounds - Miscarriage of justice

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by Shafia, his wife Tooba and his eldest son Hamed from their convictions for first degree murder. Three of the victims were the teenaged daughters of Shafia and Tooba. The fourth victim was Rona Amir, Shafia’s 58-year-old first wife. Shafia married Rona in Afghanistan in 1978. Shafia took a second wife when Rona consented, because she was unable to have children. The family lived together as a unit and, except for Rona, moved to Canada in 2007. Rona joined them in 2009. The three daughters...