Twelve Years in Captivity for America's Longest-Held Hostage
"What kind of hell must he be living in, that both our government and the Iranian authorities have allowed him to live in for so long?" asks Bob Levinson's wife.
U.S. Hostage in Iran Stops Hunger Strike Under 'Severe and Unbearable Harassment'
With his health deteriorating further, Nizar Zakka, held by Iran since 2015, has ceased his seventh hunger strike 23 days into the protest.
UAE Secured Release of Hostage American Oil Worker, Says Administration
Burch was held by Houthi rebels, and in January 2018 Reuters reported that Burch had been released to Oman.
U.S. Hostage Held by Iran on 17th Day of His Seventh Hunger Strike
Securing the release of Nizar Zakka "on a humanitarian basis is more than doable," attorney says. "Where is the political will to make it so?"
Wife of U.S. Hostage Frustrated as Xiyue Wang's Captivity Passes 900 Days
"My family does not deserve to be caught up in world politics and Xiyue should not be treated as a diplomatic pawn, a political pawn."
U.S. Warns Travelers to China of Potential Arbitrary Detention After Huawei Incident
"Chinese authorities have asserted broad authority to prohibit U.S. citizens from leaving China by using ‘exit bans,’" sometimes lasting years.
UPDATE: Iran Tortures U.S. Hostage for Days as Zakka Refuses to 'Capitulate to Pressure' from Captors
Since being invited and kidnapped in 2015, Nizar Zakka has weathered six protest hunger strikes and refused to film any propaganda "confession" videos.
D.C. Judge Hits North Korea with $501 Million Award to Parents of Tortured U.S. Hostage
Ruling found "ample evidence... that North Korea detained Otto and persisted in detaining him for political leverage with the United States."
Jane Goodall Among Those Trying to Save American Conservationist, Colleagues Who Could Face Death in Iran
Iran claims trap cameras used to monitor the Asiatic cheetah and other species were spying on the country's missile program.
Families of Hostages Still Held by Iran Vow to 'Remain Quiet No Longer'
"Do what is in your power to help secure the release of our loved ones and their safe return home by ensuring that their cases are at the top of the agenda," they implore governments.
Science Council to Ayatollah: No Grounds for Jailing American Grad Student
Xiyue Wang was arrested in August 2016 after Iran said he was scanning large quantities of documents during his dissertation research.
Turkey Trims Unjust Sentence for NASA Scientist, Won't Release U.S. Citizen
Gölge's reduction to five years behind bars sends him into another appellate process at a higher court that could take years.