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  • Iraq Hostages' Group Blames Bush, Blair

    11/30/2005 7:11:15 AM PST · by LSUfan · 58 replies · 1,245+ views
    Fox News ^ | 30 Nov 05
    United States and Britain for the abduction of four activists — an American, a Briton and two Canadians — shown in an insurgent video, saying the kidnapping was the direct result of the occupation of Iraq.
  • Two taken hostage in Iraq worked for Christian Peacemaker Teams Canada

    11/29/2005 7:10:28 AM PST · by Valin · 9 replies · 441+ views
    Montreal Gazette ^ | 11/29/05 | Colin Perkel
    TORONTO -- A Christian peace workers' organization came forward late Monday, confirming that two of its members were the two Canadians taken hostage in Iraq. In its first public announcement since the kidnapping over the weekend, Christian Peacemaker Teams Canada said it will provide an update on the hostage-taking Tuesday. Efforts to negotiate the release of the two Canadians have been feverish, but there has been no indication the peace workers are any closer to freedom. The organization, one of the few Western humanitarian organizations still in Iraq, has been extraordinarily careful in providing any information up until now, saying...
  • West Bank Assailants Beat U.S. Activists

    09/30/2004 10:09:19 AM PDT · by TexKat · 5 replies · 586+ views
    AP ^ | 9/29/04 | NASSER SHIYOUKHI
    HEBRON, West Bank - Two American volunteers in a group helping Palestinians were beaten with baseball bats and chains by five men, including one who spoke English with an Israeli accent, one of the victims said Thursday. The Americans, Chris Brown, 40, from San Francisco, and Kim Lamberty, 44, from Washington, were escorting Palestinian children to their school in a West Bank village Wednesday when they were attacked, Brown said. The two are members of the Christian Peacemakers Team, a group that has been active in and around the West Bank city of Hebron for several years. Brown remained hospitalized...