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Dr Karen Woo Was Murdered For Being A Christian: Photos And News Round-Up

KAREN Woo was murdered by the Taliban in Afghanistan in a placed called Badakhshan. The 36-year-old surgeon had been working in Nuristan.

She is on the front page the Express, Mirror, Mail, Independent, Times, Telegraph and the Observer. Only Robbie Williams’ wedding prevents Woo’s face appearing on all the papers’ front pages. She is British and photogenic.

She is the NoTW’s beautiful British surgeon”.

She died with nine others, including six Americans, two Afghans and a German. Their bodies were found stripped of valuables.

The gunmen spared an Afghan driver, who recited verses from the Islamic holy book Quran as he begged for his life.

Dr Woo had been working with Christian charity called the International Assistance Mission (IAM). The charity offers eye care to people living in remote villages. Her Christianity is relevant to her death.

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What do we know about AM. Its website says:

IAM is an international charitable, non-profit, Christian organisation, serving the people of Afghanistan, through capacity building in the sectors of Health and Economic Development.

IAM’s core values are:

Dependency on God
Love for All
Teamwork
Accountability
Learning
Quality Work

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Posted: 8th, August 2010 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (5)