What’s next Joanie? Taliban porn flicks?
Ridley converted to Islam (and sometimes writes to us on this blog telling us what a great ‘journalist she is…)
Giesbrecht (claims she) faces beheading. But it looks more and more like she is helping the Taliban Â to make a fast buck…
And as for de Rijke:Â
She was held captive,Â raped repeatedly, and released after six days for a ransom of 100,000 euros.Â
But, hey, no hard feelings:Â
After her ordeal, she acknowledged that her captors “did horrible things to me,” but added in several media interviewsÂ “They also respected me,”Â and emphasizedÂ “They are not monsters.”Â
ReadÂ on. As you do, imagine de Rijke’s comments â€“ and global reaction â€“ if the events she describes had happened inside, say, Abu Ghraib.