Freed Peace Creeps Insult Rescuers
US and British forces located and freed the remaining three hostages from Christian Peacemaker Teams. In return, officials of CPT blamed the coalition for the kidnapping: Three Christian Activists Rescued in Iraq.
The Christian Peacemaker Teams said the activists went to Iraq “motivated by a passion for justice and peace.” Group volunteers have been in Iraq since October 2002, investigating allegations of abuse against Iraqi detainees by coalition forces. Its teams promote peaceful solutions in conflict zones.
“They knew that their only protection was in the power of the love of God and of their Iraqi and international co-workers,” Pritchard said.
He also called for coalition forces to leave the country.
“We believe that the illegal occupation of Iraq by Multinational Forces is the root cause of the insecurity which led to this kidnapping and so much pain and suffering in Iraq,” Pritchard said.
Here’s their statement: CPTers Released. Lots of groveling to the Islamic world and overly demonstrative “sympathy” for the Iraqi people, but not one word of gratitude to the soldiers who freed their fellow moonbats.