Saturday, March 21, 2009

New Video of Kidnapped Britons Sent to Embassy

The Iraqi kidnappers of five British men have sent a new video to the British Embassy in Baghdad. Via BBC;
The video shows one hostage, Peter Moore, saying the five are being treated well, Channel 4 News said. He calls for their release.

The video was shot eight days ago and has not been released to the media.

A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesman did not give details but said it was a "significant development".

Peter Moore and his four security guards were kidnapped May 29, 2007, by a group of about 40 men disguised as Iraqi policemen. A video was released in February 2008, in which Moore pleaded with the British government to free nine Iraqi prisoners in exchange for their release. And in June 2008, the kidnappers claimed that one of the security guards, identified only as Jason, had committed suicide after giving hope of ever being freed. This report has never been confirmed, however.

Please pray harder than ever for the protection and rescue of these hostages, as it appears that events are at a critical point and could finally result in their deliverance from their captors.

Hostage News Updates 11/19/08
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British Officials Claim They Were Close to Hostage Rescue
British Hostage Has Killed Himself
British Intelligence Blew Chance for Hostage Rescue
Iraqi Official: 5 British Hostages Are Alive
Time to End the Silence
Captors of British Hostages Respond to Families
Former Captive Speaks Out: Silence Won't Release the Hostages
One Year of Captivity for British Hostages
New Push to Rescue British Hostages
New Plea for British Hostages
Iran Denies Holding British Hostages
Five British Hostages Feared to Be in Hands of Revolutionary Guard
British Hostages Believed to be Moved From Iraq to Iran
CBS Journalists Kidnapped in Basra
Arabic TV Shows British Hostage Video
British, Iraqi Prime Ministers Discuss Hostages
We Will Never Forget You
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Families of Kidnapped Britons Hope for Christmas Miracle
British PM Demands Release of Hostages
Families of British Hostages Send Message
Video Released of British Hostages (Updated with Video)
British Hostages to Be Free Soon?
Three Shiites Arrested for Kidnapping Brits
Family of British Hostage Pleads for His Release
Abducted Britons Believed to be Held by "Shiite Zarqawi"
Johnston: my prayers for forgotten hostages
Kidnapped Brits Held by "Iran-Backed" Killers
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British, German Hostages Seized in Iraq

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