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Last refreshed at 10:50 07 December 2005
New video film has risen appearing English prisoner Norman Kember encouraging Prime Serve Tony Blair to pull English troops out of Iraq.
The film is an expanded variant of a video discharged last Friday in which the hijackers debilitated to murder Mr Kember what’s more, three other prisoners in the event that Iraqi prisoners were not liberated by Thursday.
The footage, which has showed up on the internet, appears Mr Kember in cuffs what’s more, shackles calling on Mr Blair to pull back troops from the war-torn country.
He is heard saying: “I inquire Mr Blair to take English troops out of Iraq what’s more, clear out the Iraqi individuals to come to their claim choices on their government.”
Mr Kember, 74, from Pinner, north west London, was seized in the Iraqi capital on November 26 with James Loney, 41, what’s more, Harmeet Singh Sooden, 32, both Canadians, what’s more, an American, Tom Fox, 54.
He had voyage to Iraq as a motion of solidarity with the Christian Peacemaker Group (CPT), a Canada-based worldwide peace group.
Another unidentified prisoner is heard in the film saying: “As a agent of Christian Peacemaker Teams, we feel that proceeded American what’s more, English occupation is not in the best intrigue of the Iraqi people.”
A Remote Office representative said that the film was a longer rendition of the video disclosed on al-Jazeera on Friday what’s more, had been accessible on websites for a number of days.
‘We are attempting to talk for Iraqis’
Earlier recently the CPT claimed to the hijackers to discharge their prisoners unharmed.
The worldwide peace gathering said they were “very concerned” about the four men as of now being held by activists in Baghdad.
In a statement, the CPT censured the intrusion of
Iraq, what’s more, focused that the gathering was working for equity for the Iraqi people.
It said: “While we accept the activity of hijacking is wrong, we do not censure you as people.
“We perceive the mankind in each person, what’s more, regard it extremely much. This incorporates you, our partners what’s more, all people.
“We accept there needs to be a compel that counters all the resentment, the fear, the terrorizing felt by the Iraqi people.
“We are attempting to be that force, to talk for justice, to advocate for the human rights of Iraqis, to look at an Iraqi confront what’s more, say: my brother, my sister.”
The gathering added: “As you can see by the articulations of bolster from our companions in Iraq what’s more, all over the world, we work for those who are oppressed.
“We too censure our claim governments for their activities in Iraq.
“We claim to your mankind to appear benevolence on our siblings what’s more, let them come back securely to us to proceed our work.
“May God save our friends, what’s more, all the individuals of Iraq any further suffering.”
Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has said that the Government “stands ready” to hear what the ruffians have to say.

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