Tuesday, August 14, 2007

[Press Release] Vigil for Iraqi Rape-Murder Victim

If you are going to be in the DC area, or have friends
in the DC area, please try to attend/encourage others
to attend.....

In Memorium
Abeer Qassim Hamza al-Janabi
August 19, 1991 - March 12, 2006

Join Us in a Vigil
for Abeer al-Janabi
and all victims of the Iraq War

Sunday, August 19
4:00 - 6:00 PM

Washington, DC: Freedom Plaza
13th Street & PA Avenue, NW

[Please note that the vigil in Annapolis has been cancelled and merged
with the vigil in Washington DC]

Abeer Qassim Hamza al-Janabi was a 14-year old Iraqi
girl who lived in the village of Mahmoudiyah southeast
of Baghdad. She was gang-raped, killed and burned by
American troops. Her parents and her younger sister
were also shot and killed. Initial details published
by the American media incorrectly reported Abeer's age
as 25. Her case has come to symbolize the brutality of
the U.S. occupation.

Sponsored by: Abeer Qassim Hamza Memorial Committee

For more info:
email: abeermemorial@yahoo.com
http://abeermemorial.blogspot.com/

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