Friday, April 16

An Occasion to Celebrate

From CBC News:
Iraqi kidnappers released Canadian hostage Fadi Fadel, taking him to the offices of radical Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr....

Fadel, a 33-year-old Montreal man, was abducted on April 7 while working for the International Rescue Committee, a New York-based non-governmental organization.

Still held hostage in Iraq:
One American civilian abducted April 16.
One Danish civilian abducted April 16.
Two Japanese journalists abducted April 15.
Three Italian security guards abducted April 12.
Seven American contract workers seized April 9.
Palestinian Israeli aid worker Nabil George Razuq taken on April 8.