Thursday, November 10, 2005

Moroccans demand release of hostages

Moroccans demand release of hostages
Thousands march for two workers reported held in Iraq
Monday, November 7, 2005; Posted: 1:44 p.m. EST (18:44 GMT)

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) -- Tens of thousands of Moroccans marched through Casablanca to demand the release of two Moroccan Embassy employees reported kidnapped in Iraq and threatened with execution.

Demonstrators chanted "No to terrorism" and "Islam is a religion of love, not hatred" during Sunday's march. The Moroccan government has condemned the kidnappings and called for the hostages to be released without any conditions. MORE...


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