August 31, 2010
Dr. Karen Woo was murdered by the Taliban
The Christian charity, International Assistance Mission, has vowed to remain in Afghanistan, after the vicious murders of several of their workers, by the Taliban terrorist group, who claimed it was due to them preaching Christianity.
A British doctor, six Americans, one German and two people from Afghanistan, were murdered by the Taliban, for being Christian, when all they were doing is delivering crucial medical supplies to impoverished pregnant women in the region.
The murders were acts of cowardice against unarmed charity workers trying to help those in need. If the Taliban thinks it endears them to the world they are sorely mistaken.
Devastated Christian aid group pledges to continue work in Afghanistan
Monday, August 9, 2010 – KABUL — …Last week, with the massacre of 10 members of an eye care team in the rugged mountains of northern Afghanistan, the group suffered its greatest tragedy. But its 44-year history in Afghanistan, as an openly Christian charity in a deeply conservative Muslim country, is one of enduring near-impossible circumstances…
On Sunday, the bodies of the 10 slain aid workers — six Americans, one German, one Briton and two Afghans — were recovered and flown by Afghan helicopter from Badakhshan province to a military compound in Kabul…