Friday, December 09, 2005
"The head of the world's oldest Islamic movement has called for the release of Briton Norman Kember, abducted in Iraq.Read on... BBC NEWS | Middle East | Muslim group urges Kember release
Mohammed Mahdi Akef, president of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, said Mr Kember and three other hostages were being held against Islam's principles.
'In the name of the Muslim Brotherhood worldwide I call for the western peace activists in Iraq to be released immediately,' he said on al-Jazeera TV.
The group's captors are demanding all prisoners in Iraq be freed.