Iraqi Women Targeted by Campaign of Violence

Today's brutal murder of the headmistress of an all-girls high school in northwest Baghdad is sparking new fears that women are again being targeted by religious extremists in Iraq. Police found the body of Suad Kokaz, head of the Amil High School for Girls, outside her home in the relatively safe Shiite area of Kadhimiyah. She was ambushed by gunmen after leaving her home for work, according to police. Amil High School has become a haven for Shiite Muslim students fleeing with their...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.