Month: March 2006

Katie Carroll makes appeal for sister Jill on Alarabiya

Jill’s twin sister Katie appeared on Alarabiya today, appealing for Jill’s release, as she highlighted Jill’s importance to her, her family and really, to all of us who know and love Jill. She reached out and thanked the Iraqi people and everyone that has shown her and her family such wonderful support throughout this terrible …

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Jordanian journalists make themselves heard

Jordanian journalists protest changes to Press law AMMAN — Jordanian journalists stopped work for one hour yesterday in protest at the government’s adoption of an amendment to the country’s Press law that allows the authorities to detain and jail reporters. "The work stoppage comes as a protest against the government’s failure to include clauses in …

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Hope renewed

I was thrilled to hear the news about the release of the peace activists in Iraq. Of course this has renewed my hope that Jill’s turn will be next. Meanwhile, a US military spokesmen spoke of the ongoing rescue operations in Iraq: A US military spokesman says a raid to free three Christian peace activists …

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Photos of Iraq hostages unveiled in Paris square

Kudos to Reporters Without Borders. The group deserves real recognition for their continuing efforts to highlight the plight of Jill and the other journalists that have been kidnapped in Iraq. Yesterday in Paris, on the third anniversary of the Iraq war, the organization held a ceremony and issued the following statement: On the third anniversary …

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