Israel Hamas War: Hostage Crises

2023 • 4min • News • International


The October 6 attack by Hamas on Israel saw the taking of over 250 hostages by the attackers. So far Hamas has not revealed its conditions for their release. Unfortunately hostage crises have been witnessed all over the world. It's an all too common picture, people held captive by armed insurgents or criminals with the promise of safe release on the fulfillment of certain demands or conditions. News9 looks at the most high profile hostage crises from the past 50 years.