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Islamic group calls for reporter's release

CANTON, Mich., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations Thursday called for the release of a U.S. freelance reporter held by insurgents in Iraq. Jill Carroll was kidnapped almost two weeks ago after she attempted to interview a Sunni leader.

Twin bombing attacks kill 22 in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- At least 22 people were killed and 26 wounded in two near-simultaneous bomb attacks in Baghdad Thursday, Iraqi police say.

Kidnapped reporter's mother makes plea

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The mother of kidnapped reporter Jill Carroll made a passionate appeal to her abductors in Iraq to free her on Thursday, a day before their execution deadline. Speaking on CNN, Mary Beth Carroll pleaded for the return of her 28-year-old daughter, who was

Kidnapped journalist threatened with death

BAGHDAD, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Six women being held prisoner by coalition forces in Iraq were released Wednesday, as a deadline approached for kidnapped U.S. journalist Jill Carroll.

Abductors threaten to kill U.S. journalist

BAGHDAD, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The kidnappers of a U.S. journalist in Baghdad have threatened to kill her unless the United States frees all Iraqi women prisoners within 72 hours.

Raid on mosque protested

BAGHDAD, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Hundreds of Sunni Muslims protested Tuesday outside a mosque raided during the search for kidnapped U.S. reporter Jill Carroll.

U.S. reporter kidnapped in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A freelance U.S. reporter on assignment for The Christian Science Monitor has been kidnapped in Iraq, the newspaper said Monday.
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Jill Carroll
American journalist Jill Carroll, show in this image from a CNN video, talks to the media after she was released her on March 30, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq. Carroll was held hostage for three months, but said she was treated well. (UPI Photo/CNN).**JAPAN OUT**
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Christian Science Monitor reporter (2002–2006),

Jill Carroll (born October 6, 1977) is an American former journalist (now working as a firefighter) who was kidnapped and ultimately released in Iraq. Carroll was a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor at the time of her kidnapping. After finishing a fellowship at Harvard University's Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy she returned to work for the Monitor. After her release, Carroll wrote a series of articles on her recollection of her experiences in Iraq.

Carroll became an international cause célèbre when she was kidnapped in Baghdad on January 7, 2006. Carroll was freed on March 30, 2006.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jill Carroll."
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