STATEMENT FROM HOSTAGE AID WORLDWIDE ON HOSTAGE NEGOTIATIONS WITH IRAN

STATEMENT FROM HOSTAGE AID WORLDWIDE ON HOSTAGE NEGOTIATIONS WITH IRAN

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.

Former Hostages Urge Biden Not to Deal with Iran Unless it Frees Other Americans

Former Hostages Urge Biden Not to Deal with Iran Unless it Frees Other Americans

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.

To End Iran’s Hostage Taking, a Hostage Debate is Required | Opinion

To End Iran’s Hostage Taking, a Hostage Debate is Required | Opinion

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.

Iranian activists in US, Europe praise Barry Rosen’s hunger strike, urge action on hostage issue

Iranian activists in US, Europe praise Barry Rosen’s hunger strike, urge action on hostage issue

After undergoing a five-day hunger strike in Vienna, Austria, to raise awareness about hostages held in Iran, Barry Rosen, a former-U.S. hostage in Iran, has received wide support and praise from Iranian activists of various faiths living in the United States and Europe for his efforts.

In HAW workshop, Malley commented that the negotiations with Iran on releasing hostages will continue regardless of the outcome of the nuclear Deal

In HAW workshop, Malley commented that the negotiations with Iran on releasing hostages will continue regardless of the outcome of the nuclear Deal

Hostage Aid Worldwide (HAW) held a virtual workshop earlier this week, bringing together former US hostages, families of current hostages, and experts and officials to discuss how to bring an end of the continuing cycle of hostage-taking in Iran and elsewhere, how to help and support families, and the legal tools governments need to use more.