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November 16, 1989 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Organization of Just Revenge, a previously unknown group, claimed Wednesday to have kidnaped three foreigners in West Beirut. It identified them as Deborah Fahrend of San Geronimo, Calif., and two naturalized West Germans. The group claimed responsibility in a typewritten statement delivered to an international news agency in the Lebanese capital. Photocopies of the hostages' passports were enclosed, and State Department officials said they are taking the statement seriously.
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November 16, 1989 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Organization of Just Revenge, a previously unknown group, claimed Wednesday to have kidnaped three foreigners in West Beirut. It identified them as Deborah Fahrend of San Geronimo, Calif., and two naturalized West Germans. The group claimed responsibility in a typewritten statement delivered to an international news agency in the Lebanese capital. Photocopies of the hostages' passports were enclosed, and State Department officials said they are taking the statement seriously.
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November 15, 1989 | From Times wire services
A previously unknown group claimed today it had abducted a California woman and a Lebanese-born West German father and son "because of their activities in Lebanon." The group, calling itself "The Organization of Just Revenge," made the claim in a brief statement delivered to a Western news agency in Muslim West Beirut. The group did not specify what the three were doing in Lebanon.
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November 17, 1989 | From Reuters
After a kidnaping scare based on messages from the Lebanese underworld, an American and two West Germans turned up safe Thursday, telling diplomats they had been held by robbers but had not been taken as hostages. West German Ambassador to Lebanon Wolfgang Goettelmann reported that Mounir Sami, 39; his 7-year-old son Daniel, and their American companion, Deborah Fahrend, 54, were never abducted, as was reported by a hitherto-unknown group, Organization of Just Revenge.
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