Khadija Abdul Qahar, 55, who was known as Beverly Giesbrecht before she converted to Islam, was abducted along with her translator Salman Khan and cook-cum-driver Zar Muhammad while travelling to Miranshah in the restive North Waziristan tribal region.
Beverly, a Â journalist from Canada, abducted by “militants” in November 2008, has died following prolonged illness in the custody of the Taliban somewhere in northwest Pakistan or Afghanistan, sources said on Tuesday.
- Rape me, Mr Taliban. But will you respect me in the morning?
- Giesbrecht kidnapping: quick, send money!
- Taliban: you can get Khadija at a discount now!
- Jihad Freaks
Two women aid workers murdered inÂ Helmand
Buried in the disturbing story of the police force from one district in Ghazni defecting to the Talibanen masse is this stomach-churning example of why it’s deluded to believe today’s Taliban are any less murderously or absolutely committed to the removal of women from society than their predecessors were:
In Helmand Province, the bodies of two female Afghan aid workers were found on a roadside Sunday, both having been shot to the death. Â (Transitionland)