Tag: Kidnapped

  • Indo Sailors Recount Hijacking

    Crew taken by Abu Sayyaf Group. Indonesian Sailors Recount Hijacking On that sweltering afternoon, June 20, 2016, Tugboat Charles 001 was sailing at normal speed in the waters between Jolo […]

  • ASG releases hostages

    ASG finally releases men. Terrorist Group Releases Four Tug Crewmembers Philippine military officials have confirmed that four Malaysian tug crewmembers held by the Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf have been […]

  • Pirates free hostages

    Leon Dias crew released by captors. Foreign sailors seized off Nigeria freed Niger Delta oil rebels have freed five foreign hostages seized last month off the coast of Nigeria, a […]

  • Nigerian hostages released

    No information on any ransom payment. Pirates release Lithuanian sailors abducted off Nigerian coast Pirates have released two Lithuanian sailors abducted off the coasts of Nigeria in mid-October, Government Vice-Chancellor […]

  • Tebbut kidnapping back in news

    Secret MI6 document suggests British government failed to communicate a threat and later ignored an unjust conviction. Exclusive: UK under pressure over Kenya kidnapping Clayton Swisher, Will Jordan A secret […]

  • Nigerian pirates in new attack

    Waterways still insecure. Pirates attack boat, abduct 2 monarchs, 1 security escort In Bayelsa Unidentified gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Wednesday, attacked two passenger boats and kidnapped three […]

  • Ex-hostage lawsuit dismissed

    Captain was kidnapped by Nigerian pirates in 2013. Lawsuit by ship captain kidnapped by pirates dismissed By¬†Bridget Mire A federal lawsuit a Houston ship captain filed last year against his […]

  • Venezuela: 5 pirates killed

    Incident occurred as Guardia Nacional hunted kidnapped fishermen. Venezuela: 5 pirates killed By Nalinee Seelal TWO Trinidadian fishermen, missing at sea since early July, are said to have been at […]

  • 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates

    Former hostage Michael Scott Moore’s story. My 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2012. For the first time, he tells […]

  • Nigeria: Crew kidnappings continue

    No media coverage for abductions. Nigeria: Crew kidnappings continue While Nigeria’s Joint Task Force congratulates itself in the media for capturing a number of vessels involved in oil theft (but […]