IRAQ: CPTers abducted in Baghdad


29 November 2005

IRAQ: CPTers abducted in Baghdad

Statement from the Christian Peacemaker Team in Iraq:

On November 26, 2005, two members of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) and
two members of a CPT visiting delegation were taken in Baghdad.

Christian Peacemaker Teams has been present in Iraq since October 2002,
providing first-hand, independent reports from the region, working with
detainees of both United States and Iraqi forces, and training others in
nonviolent intervention and human rights documentation.

Christian Peacemaker Teams is a violence reduction program. Teams of trained
peacemakers work in areas of lethal conflict around the world.

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