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  • 'She wanted to learn about Jihad' (Taliban threaten to behead pro-Islamic Canadian hostage)

    03/20/2009 4:33:44 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 84 replies · 2,055+ views ^ | March 19, 2009
    After the United Nations diplomat John Solecki, who had forcefully converted to Islam under the doctrine of the Taliban militants, a Canadian journalist - Beverly Giesbrecht, became the latest Taliban target, with the deadline of March 30 being announced by the militants for her release. Even as the 48-hour deadline for kidnapped United Nations official John Solecki ends, the Taliban has released another hostage video, this time of a Canadian journalist, threatening to behead her by March 30. As Beverly desperately calls out for help, she says, "The timeline is very short and my life is going to end. So...