Promise me you will use this gun to kill me by your own hand. I don't want that knife, I don't want the knife, use the gunJournalist details horrors of captivity Aug 14, 2006
I want to speak directly to the men holding my daughter Jill because they may also be fathers like meDeadline passes for kidnapped journalist Jan 20, 2006
Jill has always shown the highest respect for the Iraqi people and their customsKidnapped reporter's mother makes plea Jan 19, 2006
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.