Parliamentarians again call for release of kidnapped BBC journalist 

PACE’s Sub-committee on the Media has again called on the kidnappers of BBC journalist Alan Johnston to immediately release him. Meeting on the fringes of the Assembly’s plenary, the sub-committee asked all Palestinian authorities to do their utmost to ensure his safe release. “Holding an innocent person hostage for alleged political reasons is a grave violation of universal human values,” the parliamentarians said.


Document Type: Press Release
Document Sources: Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly
Subject: Human rights and international humanitarian law, Incidents
Publication Date: 29/06/2007