Sunday, March 22, 2009

Kidnapped Montreal Nurse Back Home

Laura Archer leaves Trudeau Airport Saturday night accompanied by an unidentified male friend. The Montrealer was kidnapped in Sudan while working for Médecins Sans Frontières. Photograph by: John Mahoney, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Visibly tired after a long trip home, foreign aid worker Laura Archer said Saturday night she hasn’t been turned off humanitarian work after being kidnapped in Sudan’s Darfur region.

“This incident has not affected my belief in humanitarian work,” said Archer, a nurse with Médecins sans frontières who lives in Montreal.

“It has not made me not want to continue this work, but future plans will come as they come.”

Archer, 31, landed at Dorval’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport about 6 p.m. Saturday on a flight from Amsterdam.

Read more ....

Update #1: Canadian nurse kidnapped in Darfur returns home -- CBC

Update #2: Kidnapped aid worker returns home -- CTV

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