[March 29] Romanian
journalists and a US citizen, kidnapped in Iraq
Last night in Baghdad, two journalists and a crew member-from
TV station and one journalist from "Romania
Libera" newspaper were kidnapped in Iraq. Also their
local guide, having also US citizen, was supposedly kidnapped,
TV station have now a US majority stock holder-SBS Broadcasting
having 86% , after the biggest investment in East European
media, with a cash payment of 33.3 millions Euros (like $45
millions) just made few weeks ago.
TV is a Romanian TV station (recently being "released"
from the neo-communist influence of the former owners) which
have aired many gymnastics-related programs, like:
Stroescu in the "Monica (Charity) Show"
Monica Zahiu selling her medals
Raducan "working" in a farm-reality show
Amanar, in a TV show at Prima TV
Libera" is a Bucharest independent newspaper, with
many gymnastics news.
# If you are among Romanian gymnastics fans,
you may wish to send to those media organizations a support
message for the families and colleagues of the journalists:
Prima TV email
to Romanian traditions, we pry for the release of the journalists
and we kept a lightened candle to support their safe return
The team of
Romanian Gymnastics News Archive.