ARTICLES RELATING TO HOSTAGE

SARS and Symington settle over 'hostage' case

2018-05-17 14:06

Senior SARS official Vlok Symington has reached a settlement with his employer over the alleged hostage that took place in 2016.

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WATCH: Calm returns to Ditsobotla municipality following hostage drama, arson

A section of the Lichtenburg municipality building was set alight and the mayor held captive by a group of disgruntled residents on Wednesday evening. This was the scene the morning after. Watch.

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Stockholm Syndrome turns 40

2013-08-21 13:32

40 years later "Stockholm Syndrome" is still being used, and misused, to explain the reactions of kidnap victims.

 

UPDATE: Hostage freed at German station, man detained

2018-10-15 14:25

German police say they've freed a woman who had been taken hostage in Cologne's main train station and have her captor in custody.

13 starving siblings found chained to their beds by their parents

2018-01-16 16:03

Starving siblings who were held captive by their parents have been rescued after their brave sister’s bold escape led the police to their property.

Abu Sayyaf ransom paid, hostages released

2014-10-18 06:15

A 72-year-old German man and 55-year-old German woman have been released after the Abu Sayyaf was paid a ransom.

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