The BBC have cut a line from play about honour killing in the Muslim community to avoid "potentially misrepresenting majority British Muslim attitudes to honour killing. Playwright Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, who was asked to amend the line in the Radio 4 play, has accused the broadcaster of "extraordinary censorship.
Bhattis episode is called The Heart of Darkness and will be broadcast on Radio 4 on Friday afternoon as part of the stations DCI Stone series.
The drama follows an investigation into the murder of a 16-year-old Asian girl, who it later emerges is a victim of honour killing.
DCI Stone is told to treat the case "sensitively because of her Muslim heritage. (continue reading...)(...more)