Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Canada calls for release of kidnapped couple in Afghanistan
TORONTO -- Canada called Monday for the unconditional release of a Canadian man and his American wife after a new video appeared to show them begging their governments to intervene on their behalf with their Afghan captors.
The video, which was uploaded to YouTube on Monday and has not been independently verified by The Associated Press, shows Canadian Joshua Boyle and American Caitlan Coleman, who were kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012.
Coleman refers to "the Kafkaesque nightmare in which we find ourselves" and urges "governments on both sides" to reach a deal for their freedom. She then adds: "My children have seen their mother defiled."...http://www.cp24.com/news/canada-calls-for-release-of-kidnapped-couple-in-afghanistan-1.3210529