Murdered Iraqi-American buried in Najaf

Killer of woman beaten to death in California reportedly called her a terrorist and told her to return to Iraq.

    An Iraqi-American woman who was beaten to death in California in an apparent hate crime has been buried in Najaf.

    The killer of Shama al-Awadi is reported to have left a note next to her body, calling her a terrorist and telling her to return to her country.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Najaf.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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