Austrian Citizens Massud Mossaheb and Kamran Ghaderi and A Danish National Released Today From Unlawful Detention In Iran
Hostage Aid Worldwide is immensely grateful for the release of Austrian citizens Kamran Ghaderi and Massud Mossaheb, as well as a Danish national, who were all freed from unlawful detention in Iran and are returning home to their families and loved ones.
Belgian Aid Worker Olivier Vandecasteele Unlawfully Detained in Iran Free at Last in Exchange for Asadullah Asadi
Hostage Aid Worldwide gladly welcomes the release of Belgian aid worker Olivier Vandecasteele who was wrongfully detained in Iran for over a year.
Olivier, who dedicated his life to humanitarian work and relief programs in India, Afghanistan, and Mali was arrested in Iran on February 24, 2022 and sentenced to 40 years and 74 lashes on alleged charges of espionage after a grossly sham trial.
Hostage Aid Worldwide Honors Former Hostage Mr. Barry Rosen
Hostage Aid Worldwide proudly presented former American hostage Barry Rosen and his wife Barbara with a token of recognition and appreciation for all the suffering they endured. He was one of 52 Americans held under brutal conditions for 444 days by Iranian militants. Barry has been an advocate for hostages and their families since his release nearly four decades ago on January 20, 1981.
French citizen Benjamin Briere and Irish French Citizen Bernard Phelan Are Free from Unlawful Detention In Iran
Hostage Aid Worldwide is immensely grateful that French citizen Benjamin Briere and Irish French citizen Bernard Phelan have finally been freed from unlawful detention and are returning home to their families and loved ones to resume the life they were robbed of while incarcerated in Iran.
Hostage Aid Worldwide Honors Former Hostage Tomeu Vadell
Former hostage Nizar Zakka and Hostage Aid Worldwide members met with Mr. Tomeu Vadell, former American hostage who was released from captivity in Venezuela on October 1st, 2022, and his family. Hostage Aid proudly presented him with a token of recognition and appreciation for all the suffering he endured.
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HAW Press Release: Hotel Rwanda Hero, Paul Rusesabagina, Released from Rwandan Prison
Hostage Aid Worldwide is overjoyed at the news of the release of Paul Rusesabagina who is finally free and returning home to his family. Paul is renowned for inspiring a Hollywood film about his role in protecting hundreds of Rwandans during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide by sheltering them in the hotel he managed.
HAW Press Release: French Journalist Olivier Dubois Free After Almost 2 Years of Captivity in Mali
Hostage Aid Worldwide is immensely grateful that French citizen Olivier Dubois has finally been freed from captivity and is returning home to his family and loved ones. We would like to extend our heartfelt wishes to Olivier and his family, and thank all those who worked tirelessly to secure Oliver’s freedom and helped in bringing him finally home.
HAW Press Release: American Aid Worker Jeffrey Woodke on his Way Home after More than 6 Years in Captivity in West Africa
Hostage Aid Worldwide is immensely grateful for the release of American Jeff Woodke who is finally free and returning home to his wife Els, children and loved ones. In addition to congratulating Jeff’s family, we thank all those across our government who worked tirelessly toward securing Jeff’s freedom and helped in bringing him home.
Hostage Aid Worldwide Honors Dr. Tatyana Eatwell
On behalf of Hostage Aid Worldwide, former UK hostages Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori and family members Richard Ratcliffe and Elika Ashoori proudly presented Dr. Tatyana Eatwell with a token of recognition in appreciation of her unwavering support to many hostage cases including those of Nazanin & Nizar Zakka.