Amanda Lindhout; Lorinda Stewart

How to survive a kidnapping — when you’re the victim’s mom

From 2017: Lorinda Stewart worked for 460 days to secure her daughter’s release from Somali kidnappers. But life afterwards wasn’t the happy ending she imagined.
Alison Azer with PM Trudeau (Adam Scotti/PMO)

What happened when Alison Azer met the PM

The Prime Minister assured Alison Azer that her family’s file is on his desk. So what’s next for the four children she alleges were abducted by her ex-husband?

Escape from hell

The captivity and rescue of Amanda Lindhout and Nigel Brennan—and what happened once they were back home
Mellissa Fung and her captors

Mellissa Fung and her captors

The CBC reporter held in Afghanistan resisted, defied and then forgave them
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Kidnapped Canadian released by West African captors

Bob Croke was snatched from oil rig on Nov. 8
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Beating up on Somali pirates

The fishermen escaped after four months in captivity
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Greek growth industry: kidnapping

The latest kidnap victim, Panagopoulos, is said to be ill
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The veteran war reporter on the many questions raised by Mellissa Fung’s kidnapping