Taken For Ransom in Somalia
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In 2008, Australian photojournalist Nigel Brennan and Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout were kidnapped in Somalia by an Islamist insurgent group while reporting on the country's refugee crisis. The pair were held hostage for 460 days and released in November 2009.

This episode follows a passionate photojournalist's experience taken hostage in Somalia and a brave sister's defiant journey toward having him released.

Host: Malin Hägglund 

Producer: Malin Hägglund 

On archival supplies: Joseph Highfield


Nicole Bonney

Tom Hart

John Chase

Bob Brown


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