Tag : paying ransom
title : Christian Doctor Recalls 92-Day Hostage Situation in Egypt: ‘I Was at Peace During the Whole Ordeal’
summary : Christian orthopedic doctor Wadie Ramses was held as a hostage for 92 days by radical Muslim kidnappers in Egypt. He recalled details of his ordeal in an interview.
date : Jul 01, 2015 09:30 AM EDT
title : Obama Administration to Hostages’ Families: No More Criminal Prosecutions for Paying Ransom
summary : White House officials announced on Tuesday that relatives of U.S. citizens abducted by terrorists and other criminal groups will be allowed to engage in private ransom negotiations without the threat of criminal prosecution. However, the U.S. government’s own policy of not paying ransom to terrorists would continue.
date : Jun 24, 2015 11:36 AM EDT