JWF Hostage Watch
Missing since 2012
Tice is a freelance journalist and a veteran U.S. Marine Corps officer who was kidnapped while reporting in Syria.
Missing since 2007
Robert Alan "Bob" Levinson is an American former Drug Enforcement Administration and Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who disappeared in 2007 in Kish Island, Iran.
Missing since 2017
While visiting his ailing mother, Shahini was arrested by Iranian authorities and charged on suspicion of crimes against the Islamic Republic.
Missing since 2016
Karan Vafadari is a Tehran-based gallery owner who was imprisoned and sentenced to 27 years in prison for committing “acts against national security” in Iran. Vafadari and his wife, Afarin Niasari were taken at the same time.
Detained since 2016
Nizar Zakka is a Lebanese national and U.S. Legal Permanent Resident who was kidnapped and taken hostage by Iran. An information technology expert and advocate of Internet freedom, Mr. Zakka served as secretary general of the Arab ICT Organization in Washington, D.C.
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2018 Foley Freedom Run Highlights
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