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Iraqi kidnappers threaten death for US, UK hostages unless women prisoners released

[JURIST] Iraqi kidnappers of two Americans and a Briton have given authorities 48 hours to comply with their demands to release all Muslim women detainees at Abu Ghraib and Umm Qasr prisons or risk the deaths of the hostages.

The US military and the UK Ministry of Defense have stated there are no such prisoners at either jail. From London, the Independent has more.

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