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Stress Management - Keep faith with fellow captives / hostages

When held captive / hostage, another area that can be difficult and may cause stress is keeping faith with the captors. One of the most important sources of strength is to maintain faith with your fellow captives (if there are other captives). 49 more words

BOY-1 Mini Series Evolves This August At IDW

 IDW Publishing is pleased to add the thrilling new creator-owned science-fiction miniseries, BOY-1, to their hit list of summer releases.

Penned by writer and creator… 323 more words

When is it okay to show a face?

In week three’s class we looked at the ethics of viewing other people’s suffering. After focussing on the week’s provided readings we were shown powerful images of people suffering and asked how we feel about them. 393 more words

Freed Captives Say Low Supplies Are Crippling Boko Haram

My latest persecution story returns to Nigeria, where a multi-national military offensive against Boko Haram has been going on. Hundreds of women and children have been freed.  156 more words

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Maoist Rebels in Central India Release 250 Hostages, Kill 1

(PATNA, India) — Maoist rebels killed one villager and released around 250 others they had held for a day to stop the construction of a bridge in central India, police said Sunday. 228 more words

Cheap stunt by Naxals at Chattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh state intelligence bureau had warned of naxals attempting to strike ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit. The naxals had already declared a boycott of the programme but had felt that they were being defeated as the villagers had decided to defy all odds and attend the Prime Minister’s programme scheduled to be held today. 48 more words

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Kayla Mueller Killed by ISIS

President Obama confirmed today that American ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller has been killed, days after the terror group claimed she had died in a Jordanian airstrike. 513 more words