Monday, February 06, 2006
[20.00 GMT] Religious leaders call for end to detention without trial in Iraq (Ekklesia, UK) Christian and Muslim leaders in the UK have issued a joint statement calling for justice for Iraqis who are being detained in Iraq without trial, and the release of four Christian peacemakers in Iraq. The open letter has been signed by 45 Christian and Muslim religious leaders. It expresses concern for the four Christian Peacemaker Teams hostages - Norman Kember, Tom Fox, Harmeet Singh Sooden and James Loney - who have been held in Iraq since 26 November 2005, but also for the thousands of Iraqis also held without charge or trial since the war with Iraq began almost three years ago. Continued in full.