Friendly Fire

by Giuliana Sgrena
Friendly Fire
  • ISBN-13: 9781931859394
  • Author(s): Giuliana Sgrena
  • Translated by: Lesley Freeman Riva
  • Subject: Politics & government
  • Publisher: Haymarket Books
  • Imprint: Haymarket Books
  • Publication Date: 05-07-2007
  • Format: h/b

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While reporting for the Italian newspaper Il Manifesto in Iraq, leading Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena was taken hostage by a group of Iraqis. On the day of her release, as she was being escorted to the airport by Italian security, US forces fired on her vehicle. This is her story. In the book, Sgrena describes her experiences as a hostage and also provides unique insights into the situation in Iraq under occupation. In the foreword, bestselling author Amy Goodman situates the attack on Sgrena in the context of targeting of journalists in conflict zones around the world.
About the book

While reporting for the Italian newspaper Il Manifesto in Iraq, leading Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena was taken hostage by a group of Iraqis. On the day of her release, as she was being escorted to the airport by Italian security, US forces fired on her vehicle. This is her story. In the book, Sgrena describes her experiences as a hostage and also provides unique insights into the situation in Iraq under occupation. In the foreword, bestselling author Amy Goodman situates the attack on Sgrena in the context of targeting of journalists in conflict zones around the world.