Protestors and young students in Yemen are demanding justice for Joel Shrum, the American English teacher executed by terrorists this week in the city of Taiz.
Al Qaeda claimed responsibility for the killing, accusing Shrum of trying to convert Muslims.
Meanwhile, the people Shrum devoted his life to are demanding the murderers be caught and tried.
Hundreds of young protesters marched in honor of their teacher this week, holding posters that read "We Love You, Joel."
The young Yemenis said Shrum was gunned down in his car for no good reason. He had worked in the Islamic nation for the past two years, teaching poor people English and vocational skills.
"Mr. Joel came all the way from the United States of America, having nothing but good intentions to help and teach the people of Taiz. And I believe he did nothing to be killed for," one young student said in English, in a video of the
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