Hostage Aid reminds the U.S. Administration of the commitment given on Jan.23.2022 in Vienna by the U.S. Special Envoy for Iran, Robert Malley who clearly stated in an interview with Reuters that the release of hostages was a precondition for a nuclear agreement with Iran.
On July 25 2022, Hostage Aid Worldwide proudly presented Ambassador Roger Carstens, the Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs, with a certificate of recognition and a challenge coin in appreciation of his relentless efforts and unwavering support and commitment to free hostages and bring them home to their families.
Hostage Aid Worldwide would like you to join the Bring Our Families Home Campaign for the unveiling of a public mural by artist Isaac Campbell.
Innocent individuals continue to be used as collateral by an increasing number of rogue regimes in their negotiations with other Countries. The international community must act jointly and decisively to challenge hostage diplomacy. Those governments, institutions, groups and individuals that engage in hostage diplomacy must be held to account.
Family members of Americans who are being held hostage or wrongfully detained overseas attend a news conference in Lafayette Park near the White House, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Washington.
Alexandra Forseth’s battle to get her father freed from a Venezuelan prison has once again taken her to Washington, D.C. That’s where she’ll take part in the launch of the Bring Our Families Home campaign Wednesday morning.
Relatives of American hostages and wrongful detainees are trying to get the Biden administration’s attention in hopes of getting their loved ones home.
Hostage Aid Worldwide (HAW) is encouraged by the news on recent developments in the ongoing progress of the UK hostage negotiations with Iran, and potential imminent release of British hostages Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anousheh Ashoori held in Iran. We would like to use this occasion to highly encourage the Biden administration to diligently pursue the freedom of American hostages held in Iran.
Two Americans and a U.S. permanent resident whom Washington says were held hostage by Iran for years until it freed them during the term of former President Donald Trump have urged his successor Joe Biden not to make gestures toward Tehran until it frees other U.S. hostages.
Ten months into his administration, President Joe Biden’s “constructive engagement” with Iran through rigorous “diplomacy” has not only failed to bring Iran back to the compliance of the 2015 nuclear deal, but it also has been unable to release even a single American or European hostage held in Iran.