Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Centinel's Field Guide to Irony
An Italian journalist for a Communist newspaper, Giuliana Sgrena, was kidnapped in Iraq while working to document American atrocities. The Italian government has speculated that she is still being held because she cannot afford the ransom.
One of the wealthiest men in Turkey, shipping magnate Kahraman Sadikoglu, was kidnapped in Iraq while working on establishing a business deal with the new Iraqi government. He was freed this week because his wife was able to pay his ransom.