My Truth: Kidnapped Italian Journalist Speaks Out!

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Mar 12 2005 22:29
My Truth: Kidnapped Italian Journalist Speaks Out!

In an Irish Exclusive 'Street Seen' Homeless Paper, publishes the dramatic account of Giuliana Sgrena of her kidnapping and subsequent release from her Iraqi Captors...

'I'm still in the dark. Friday was the most dramatic day of my life. I had been in captivity for many days. I had just spoken with my captors. It had been days they were telling me I would be released. I was living in waiting for this moment. They were speaking about things that only later I would have understood the importance of. They were speaking about problems "related to transfers."....

The car kept on the road, going under an underpass full of puddles and almost losing control to avoid them. We all incredibly laughed. It was liberating. Losing control of the car in a street full of water in Baghdad and maybe wind up in a bad car accident after all I had been through would really be a tale I would not be able to tell. Nicola Calipari sat next to me. The driver twice called the embassy and in Italy that we were heading towards the airport that I knew was heavily patrolled by U.S. troops. They told me that we were less than a kilometer away...when...I only remember fire. At that point, a rain of fire and bullets hit us, shutting up forever the cheerful voices of a few minutes earlier......'

Full Story @ http://www.streetseennews.blogspot.com

I wonder why the mainstream press has ignored her testimony???