Tag Archive for Jill Carroll

August 9, 2006

Jill Carroll: CS Monitor Bringing Online Video Special

The Christian Science Monitor will begin an 11-part online video special about Jill Carroll August 13th. Be sure to watch. Source: Christian Science Monitor

Marines Capture Jill Carroll’s Abductors

Marines from 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 5 and 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment have captured Jill Carroll’s abductors: Marines—By Cpl. Mark Sixbey, 1st Marine Division Editor’s note: Marines from 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 5 captured three insurgents responsible for the kidnapping and detention of Jill Carroll, an […]

April 1, 2006

Jill Carroll Speaks Out—Freely

Jill Carroll is speaking out about her ordeal and the propaganda video that terrorists forced her to participate in. Notable quotes: “During my last night in captivity, my captors forced me to participate in a propaganda video. They told me I would be released if I cooperated. I was living in a threatening environment, under […]

March 31, 2006

Jill Carroll: Buggin?

Jill Carroll is buggin; that’s what many people are thinking. Her post-release remarks certainly aren’t what you’d think a just-freed hostage would say. Or are they? Dr. Shackleford at the Jawa Report is urging the blogosphere to withhold judgement of her and “show some class”: The Jawa Report—After devoting considerable time to the subject I’ve […]

Jill Carroll’s Last Hostage Video Released

Terrorists have released the last hostage video made with Jill Carroll: Insurgents Release Post-Release Video Of Jill Carroll Related Stories The Jawa Report: Terrorists Release Final Jill Carroll Hostage Video (Video / Images)

March 30, 2006

Jill Carroll Released

Journalist Jill Carroll released in Iraq: CBS11TV—Kidnapped U.S. reporter Jill Carroll has been released after nearly three months in captivity, Iraq police and the leader of the Islamic Party said Thursday. Her editor said she was in good condition. “She was released this morning, she’s talked to her father and she’s fine,” said David Cook, […]

February 9, 2006

New Video Of Jill Carroll Released

A new video has been released of Jill Carroll. In the video, Jill says, “I am with the mujahadeen. I sent you a letter written by my hand, but you wanted more evidence, so we are sending you this letter now to prove I am with the mujahadeen. I’m here, I’m fine. Please just do […]

January 26, 2006

U.S. Military To Release Five Female Iraqi Prisoners

The U.S. military will release 420 Iraqi prisoners following a recommendation from the Iraqi led Combined Review and Release Board. Five female prisoners will be among those released. Journalist Jill Carroll’s captors had demanded the release of all female prisoners. Following this release, the U.S. will only have three female prisoners in its custody. Will […]

January 19, 2006

U.S. Denies It Is Releasing Female Prisoners In Iraq

Denying a report carried by Al-Jazeera, the U.S. says it has no imminent plan to release female prisoners in Iraq: Guardian Unlimited—The US military said today that it has no imminent plans to release female Iraqi prisoners, a move demanded by kidnappers to spare the life of an American journalist. A Pentagon spokesman said that […]

January 11, 2006

Should News Be Suppressed?

Jack Shafer at the Slate had a good discussion yesterday about the news blackout in Jill Carroll’s case: Slate—Sitting on newsworthy information is an unnatural act for most reporters—some would say unprofessional—and nobody can argue that the kidnapping of Jill Carroll isn’t newsworthy. By effortlessly banding together across several time zones to squelch information in […]