Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

US Aid Worker Weinstein Pleaded for Release

The American aid worker who President Barack Obama said Thursday was killed accidentally in a U.S. anti-terror operation had been held by by al-Qaida since 2011 and had appealed to the administration to free him. Warren Weinstein, 73, was kidnapped August 13, 2011 by unknown armed men in Lahore, Pakistan. A resident of Rockville, Maryland, Weinstein was a business development expert working in Pakistan on a contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development. He had been in...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter