Tag Archive for Abeer Qasim Hamza Murder

May 14, 2007

Al-Qaeda Claims US Convoy Attack In Revenge For Abeer Qassim al-Janabi

Al-Qaeda is claiming that it attacked the US convoy in revenge for the rape and murder of Abeer Qassim al-Janabi last year. Yeah, right. Do they actually think that Iraqis are going to believe that an organization that has been blowing them up left and right is fighting for Abeer’s honor? I don’t think so. […]

February 23, 2007

Soldier Gets 100 Years For Abeer Qassim al-Janabi Rape/Murder

Sgt. Paul E. Cortez has been sentenced to 100 years in prison for the rape and murder of Abeer Qassim al-Janabi and her family: Army Times—A U.S. soldier was sentenced to 100 years in prison Thursday for the gang rape and murder of an Iraqi girl and the killing of her family last year.

October 18, 2006

U.S. Soldiers To Face Death Penalty For Rape/Murder Of Iraqi Girl

Sgt. Paul E. Cortez and Pfc. Jesse V. Spielman will face the death penalty for the brutal rape and murder of Abeer Qassim al-Janabi (also reported as Abeer Qasim Hamza). Spc. James P. Barker and Pfc. Bryan L. Howard will also stand trial, but will not face the death penalty. Pvt. Steven Green will stand […]

September 13, 2006

Abeer Hamza Murder Case: Soldier That Told Facing Threats

According to ArmyTimes, a U.S. Senator says the soldier that told authorities about the rape and murder of Abeer Qasim Hamza is receiving threats: ArmyTimes—By coming forward, Watt became — in the eyes of his father and one Army officer — a different kind of war hero, one whose valor wasn’t immediately commended and who […]

July 10, 2006

Abeer Qasim Hamza

Reuters has released a photograph of Abeer Qasim Hamza’s 1991 passport that shows her to be 14 years old. Abeer is a beautiful little girl and it breaks my heart to think of the hideous crime committed against her and her family. A lot of folks—good and bad—are using this crime to bash America and […]

July 9, 2006

More Soldiers Charged In Iraqi Girl Rape/Murder Case

CENTCOM says three more soldiers have been charged in the rape and murder of Abeer Qasim Hamza, and the murder of her family. A fourth soldier has been charged with dereliction of duty: CENTCOM—Charges have been preferred against three Soldiers accused of rape and murder and a fourth Soldier accused of dereliction of duty for […]

July 6, 2006

Steven D. Green Moved To Kentucky

Steven D. Green is being moved to a facility in Louisville, Kentucky; further details are not available at this time. Source: WKYT Iraq’s Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has advised the U.S. Military to keep “Reckless” troops at home. Source: Reuters

July 4, 2006

Iraq Wants UN To Ensure Punishment For Soldiers That Raped/Killed Girl And Family

I knew something along this line was coming; Iraq wants the UN Security Council to ensure that the soldiers that raped and killed an Iraqi girl and her family receive punishment for their crime: MSNBC—Iraq’s justice minister demanded Tuesday that the U.N. Security Council ensure a group of U.S. troops is punished for allegedly raping […]

July 3, 2006

Arrest Made In Rape/Murder Of Iraqi Girl And Her Family

Breaking: Steven D. Green of Marion, North Carolina has been arrested in the rape and murder of an Iraqi girl and her family. Source: WRAL Related Stories: OpinionBug: American Soldiers Accused Of Raping Iraqi Girl And Murdering Her Family

June 30, 2006

American Soldiers Accused Of Raping Iraqi Girl And Murdering Her Family

Five U.S. soldiers are being investigated for the alleged rape and murder of an Iraqi girl and her family: Forbes—Five U.S. Army soldiers are being investigated for allegedly raping a young woman, then killing her and three members of her family in Iraq, the U.S. military said Friday. The soldiers also allegedly burned the body […]