Hostage Aid Worldwide Honors Former Hostage Siamak Namazi and Human Rights Lawyer Jared Genser
Two former hostages Siamak Namazi and Nizar Zakka finally met for the first time outside the walls of Iran's notorious Evin prison to celebrate Siamak's long awaited return home.
HRVP Josep Borrell’s Reply to The Letter EU Watch & Hostage Aid Sent on The Question of EU Hostages Held in Iran
Regarding the wider issue of arbitrary detention of EU citizens, including dual nationals, the EU and Member States discuss these cases discretely and closely coordinate their public statements on them. However, each consular case is different. Consular affairs are primarily a prerogative of Member States, and it is, first and foremost, their to decision how to best approach each case, including whether and to request the EU’s and other Member States’ involvement.
The Long Overdue Freedom of Siamak Namazi Unlawfully Detained in Iran
After almost 8 years of unimaginable suffering, Siamak Namazi is finally free, thus ending the cycle of misery and anguish that the the whole Namazi family has been going through ever since both Siamak and his father Baquer were held by the Iranian regime.
Press Release: 5 Americans Released from Iran
At long last, we joyously celebrate and welcome the freedom of Siamak Namazi, Morad Tahbaz and Emad Sharghi from their unlawful detention in Iran in addition to 2 unknown Americans.
Letter to Josep Borrell Fontelles on The Question of EU Hostages Held in Iran
Hostage Aid Worldwide and EU Watch sent a joint letter to High Representative and Vice-President Josep Borrell Fontelles in light of recent developments concerning the arrest of Swedish EU official Johan Floderus and the increasing number of EU hostages held in Iran
On His 4th Freedom Anniversary, Hostage Aid and Roger Carstens “SPEHA” Honor Former Hostage and HAW President Nizar Zakka
U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs, Roger Carstens presented Nizar with the special “SPEHA” challenge coin. HAW members and former hostages Alan Gross and Xiyue Wang, and board member Ali Arab also proudly presented Nizar with a token of recognition to commemorate this occasion.