Norman Kember returns home safely
Saturday, March 25, 2006
The freed hostagearrived home earlier Saturday. In a prepared statement delivered at , he responded to earlier accusations that he was "not grateful" for the multinational effort culminating in his release.
"I do not believe that a lasting peace is achieved by armed force, but I pay tribute to their courage and thank those who played a part in my release."
- "Freed Kember thanks rescue troops" — , March 25, 2006