Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Journalist recalls her kidnapping, torture, rape; yet forgives Jihadist captors

Amanda Lindhout in Somalia
Photo credit: Canadian Press

Canadian freelance journalist Amanda Lindhout has written a book about her traumatic 15 months in captivity, and the torture she endured at the hands of a gang of Muslim teenagers in Somalia in 2008.
A House in the Sky: A Memoir, due out September 10, details an unimaginable, perilous nightmare. But the most dramatic part of her story is reflected in her incredible ability to find forgiveness.
After a successful ransom negotiation and release, Lindhout vowed to help other would-be captors who she said are just “products of a violent environment and an unending war.”

Read the full article from [here].