Escape

BEIRUT | HRW: At least 16 children among kidnapped by IS in Syria

BEIRUT — At least 16 children are among nearly 30 civilians kidnapped by Islamic State militants in southern Syria a month ago and are being used as a “bargaining chip” in negotiations with the Syrian government and its ally Russia, Human Rights Watch said Saturday. The rights watchdog said that the children are aged between … Continue reading BEIRUT | HRW: At least 16 children among kidnapped by IS in Syria

BEIRUT | For trapped Syrian rescuers, an elaborately planned escape

BEIRUT  — The call came on Saturday night. In the raging war zone that is southwestern Syria, with enemy forces on the march, the 98 White Helmets volunteers brought their spouses, children and a personal bag each. A total of 421 people massed at two collection points where they were to make their crossing to … Continue reading BEIRUT | For trapped Syrian rescuers, an elaborately planned escape

South Dakota News: St. Francis Woman, Aprielle Poitra Sentenced for Escape from Custody

St. Francis, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a St. Francis, South Dakota, woman convicted of Escape from Custody was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. Aprielle Poitra, age 22, was sentenced on June 25, 2018, to 2 months in federal prison and ordered to pay a … Continue reading South Dakota News: St. Francis Woman, Aprielle Poitra Sentenced for Escape from Custody