Myriam Achkar murdered enroute to church; death penalty for her killer
Published December 15th, 2012 - 08:29 GMT
Syrian Fathi Jabr al-Salatine who brutally murdered Myriam Achkar last year just got the death sentence for his crime; The interactive Lebanese flag, it keeps everyone happy and works for special occasions; and Russia relents on Syria, kind of.
Syrian Fathi Jabr al-Salatine who brutally murdered Myriam Achkar last year just got the death sentence for his crime.
For those who don’t remember, Achkar – a devout Christian girl – was on her way to a monastery in Sahel Alma to pray when she was ambushed by the Syrian who worked at the convent. He tried to force himself on her. She resisted. He couldn’t rape her so he ended up killing her.
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