Accessibility links

New Video Airs Of Kidnapped U.S. Journalist


http://gdb.rferl.org/D144FA0D-AB4B-4E22-840B-A636F98E2259_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/D144FA0D-AB4B-4E22-840B-A636F98E2259_mw800_mh600.jpg In the new video, American journalist Jill Carroll is wearing a white headscarf and crying (file photo) (epa) 30 January 2006 -- The Arabic-language television station Al-Jazeera has aired a video tape from an Iraqi militant group today, showing a clearly distraught Jill Carroll purportedly appealing for the release of Iraqi women held by U.S.-led forces.

Carroll, wearing a head scarf, is seen crying in the grainy footage that carried a 28 January date stamp and a logo showing the name of the Revenge Brigades militant group.


Her voice is not heard. The Al-Jazeera broadcaster said the audio is of Carroll appealing to the U.S. military and Iraqi authorities to release female Iraqi prisoners.


Armed men abducted Carroll, a freelance reporter for the “Christian Science Monitor,” on 7 January in Baghdad and have threatened to kill her unless all Iraqi women prisoners were released.


(Reuters, AFP, AP)



Iraqi Legislative Elections 2005



RFE/RL's coverage, background, and analysis of Iraq's December 15, 2005, legislative elections.

XS
SM
MD
LG