Four decades ago, Iran took me and over 50 colleagues hostage for more than 444 days — since then, the regime has continued its “business” model of hostage diplomacy, without sufficient international condemnation and consequence
In an extraordinary and groundbreaking webinar via Zoom, Hostage Aid Worldwide (HAW) held a meeting with former Iranian, Syrian, and Cuban hostages and with more than twenty hostage families, whose loved ones are being held as bargaining chips, most prominently in Iran and Syria.
Following the recent launch of Hostage Aid Worldwide, a Washington DC based non governmental focused on relieving the misery of hostage victims and their families, Nizar Zakka CEO said …
On the occasion of Siamak Namazi’s 2000-day imprisonment as American hostage and in the advent of the Vienna meeting on April 6 to revive the Iran nuclear deal, Hostage Aid Worldwide renews its call on the Biden administration to unequivocally prioritize the release of American hostages held in Iran in the administration’s intended indirect negotiation with Iran in Vienna.
Hostage Aid Worldwide (HAW), in partnership with the James Foley Foundation, invites you to its upcoming launch event that will host renowned panelists and former hostages to discuss the increasing threat of hostage taking globally and ways to intercept the hostage business model with a focus on JCPOA and international hostage conventions.