Without Honour is the shocking true crime story of the Rideau Canal honour killings of June 30, 2009. The case against Mohammad Shafia, his wife Tooba and son Hamed, goes to trial October 11, 2011 in Kingston, Ontario, and is expected to last three months. The trio are accused of killing four family members, including three teenaged sisters. Without Honour will take readers inside the police investigation and provide intimate details that will not be disclosed in court. Tripp has been covering the case since the bodies were discovered and is under contract by Postmedia to cover the entire three month run of the trial.
Rob Tripp is an award-winning investigative journalist who has been covering crime for more than 25 years. He has worked for CBC Radio, the Toronto Star, the National Post, Montreal Gazette, the Kingston Whig-Standard and other newspapers. He has won Canada’s most prestigious prize in daily newspaper journalism, a National Newspaper Award, and has been nominated a further five times, including two nominations in 2009 for his coverage of the Shafia murder case, the subject of his first book. He has won numerous other journalism awards including the Canadian Press Institute’s Press Freedom Award.