When God's Justice Is Just Not Enough

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Iraq Rape Slaying Victims
An earlier picture of Abeer Qassim Janabi

At a sentencing hearing in Kentucky for Steven Dale Green – the former U.S. soldier convicted of raping and murdering a 14-year-old Iraqi girl, killing her parents and six-year-old sister, and burning them all in their home – the relatives of Abeer al-Janabi sobbed, wailed and cursed Green as "a stigma on the United States." Despite Green's apology and claim he will face "God's justice" in prison, the family echoed many Iraqis' belief that Green should die for his crimes.

“We do not accept your apology at all,” said Mahdi Al-Janabi.

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