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Peru’s War on the Indigenous

In clashes between native groups armed with spears and development interests packing guns, Peru has seen at least 50 people die and hundreds go missing after President Alan Garcia initiated a campaign to open the rain forest to foreign investors.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009 READ MORE


Jill Carroll
From the CSM

Jill Carroll Was Coached by Captors

In part three of the 11-part series, kidnapped Christian Science Monitor reporter Jill Carroll receives instruction from her captors on how to look miserable on camera.

Posted on Aug 16, 2006 READ MORE


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From the Christian Science Monitor

Kidnapped Reporter Carroll: I Pleaded for a Quick Death

Jill Carroll, the 28-year-old Christian Science Monitor freelancer who was held captive in Iraq for almost three months earlier this year, has gone public for the first time with the story of her ordeal. She recalls beseeching one of her captors to use a gun to kill her—rather than a knife—when it seemed her execution was imminent.

Posted on Aug 14, 2006 READ MORE


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From the AP via Washington Post

In Brazen Kidnapping, 56 Vanish from Baghdad

Gunmen wearing police uniforms forced 56 people into pickups during the daytime operation. A Washington Post reporter writes, “The scale and audacity of the operation were unusual even by the capital’s lawless standards.”

Posted on Jun 5, 2006 READ MORE


American Reporter Set Free in Iraq

Jill Carroll, 28, was released unharmed after nearly three months of captivity. “I was treated well, but I don’t know why I was kidnapped,” she tells Iraqi TV. As yet, there is no explanation as to why she was let go.

Posted on Mar 29, 2006 READ MORE


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From Max Becherer / Polaris / The New York Times

Bound, Blindfolded and Dead: The Face of Atrocity in Baghdad

As Baghdad’s murder rate triples from 11 to 33 a day, bodies are turning up with horrific signs of torture. “This is sectarian cleansing,” says a Kurdish member of parliament.

Posted on Mar 25, 2006 READ MORE


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Hadi Mizban / AP

Ambush Kills 10 Guards in Iraq

The Iraqi civil war rages on, and the traditional media continue to ignore it. Also, the young kidnapped American reporter is given 72 hours to live. | story

Posted on Jan 18, 2006 READ MORE


Sunni Iraqis Protest Mosque Raid

The action, in search of kidnapped American journalist Jill Carroll, comes on the heels of a raid of a Sunni scholar group. | story

Posted on Jan 10, 2006 READ MORE


U.S. Reporter Abducted in Iraq

Twenty-eight-year-old freelance reporter Jill Carroll is the first American female journalist to be kidnapped during the war. | story

Posted on Jan 9, 2006 READ MORE


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