Iraqi Lawyer and Civil Rights Leader (and Woman) Tortured and Executed

Samira Salih al-Nuaimi was taken from her home, tried for apostasy, tortured, and executed.  Her crime?  Facebook posts critical of ISIS’ destruction of places of worship in Iraq.  After her death, her family was warned against a funeral.

The world view of people who would commit such acts is so different from ours that, if we make assumptions about them based on our own beliefs and expectations, we risk being dangerously wrong.  Pax Americana is gone, and the world is a much more dangerous place.

Here is her picture:



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