Jordanian Shooter Sentenced To Death

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I don't agree with the death penalty, and this guy had reason to be pissed off, but still, shooting tourists is not the answer.

AMMAN - A Jordanian man has been sentenced to death for a shooting in which a British man was killed and a New Zealand woman seriously injured.

Jordan's State Security court convicted Nabil Ahmad Jaoura, 38, a Palestinian refugee, of shooting six tourists who were visiting historic sites in the Jordanian capital Amman last September. He was sentenced to hang.

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Told he had been found guilty, Jaoura shouted "I am a Jihadist in God's path ... Allahu Akbar (God is Greatest)."
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/1/story.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10416516

On a personal note, I'm also pretty dark about how this affects Jordan and their tourist economy. I had a ten day holiday there last year, and found the Jordanians to be a warm, friendly bunch of people. No aggro experienced at all.

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