act of hostage taking


act of hostage taking
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  • hostage taking — act of forcefully taking captives and using them as security until certain demands are met …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hostage — A hostage is a person or entity which is held by a captor. The original definition meant that this was handed over by one of two belligerent parties to the other or seized as security for the carrying out of an agreement, or as a preventive… …   Wikipedia

  • hostage — An innocent person held captive by one who threatens to kill or harm him if his demands are not met. A person who is given into the possession of the enemy, in time of war, his freedom (or life) to stand as security for the performance of some… …   Black's law dictionary

  • hostage — An innocent person held captive by one who threatens to kill or harm him if his demands are not met. A person who is given into the possession of the enemy, in time of war, his freedom (or life) to stand as security for the performance of some… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Moscow theater hostage crisis — Coordinates: 55°43′33″N 37°40′24″E / 55.72583°N 37.67333°E / 55.72583; 37.67333 …   Wikipedia

  • Iran hostage crisis — Iran United States hostage crisis A defaced Great Seal of the United States at the former U.S. embassy, Tehran, Iran, as it appeared in 2004 …   Wikipedia

  • Beslan school hostage crisis — ] Several officials also said there appeared to be only 15 to 20 militants in the school. [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E02E0DB1231F931A3575AC0A9629C8B63 sec= spon= pagewanted=2 Insurgents seize school in Russia and hold… …   Wikipedia

  • Kizlyar-Pervomayskoye hostage crisis — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Kizlyar Pervomayskoye crisis caption= partof=First Chechen War place=Kizlyar, Pervomayskoye and Sovetskoye, Dagestan (Russia) date=January 9 18, 1996 result=Failure to raid of hostage taking, Chechen are success …   Wikipedia

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the 1979 Hostage Crisis — On June 29, 2005,Specify|date=July 2008 shortly after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won the Iranian presidential election, several major news outlets publicized allegations that he participated in the 1979–1981 Iran Hostage Crisis.Ahmadinejad and his… …   Wikipedia

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the 1979 hostage crisis — On June 29, 2005,[specify] shortly after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won the Iranian presidential election, several major news outlets publicized allegations that he gunned down several Americans in the 1979–1981 Iran Hostage Crisis. Ahmadinejad and his… …   Wikipedia

  • Platte Canyon High School hostage crisis — Location Bailey, Colorado, United States Date September 27, 2006 11:40 a.m. 3:45 p.m. (UTC 6) Target Platte Canyon High School Attack type …   Wikipedia