Hopes that NZ nurse held by ISIS is still alive

Hopes that NZ nurse held by ISIS is still alive

by NZME
0 0 3 months ago
A New Zealand nurse has been held captive by Islamic state for almost six years - but until now, it was kept secret.

Louisa Akavi's identity was kept under wraps until today because of fears it would put her life in danger.

The 62-year-old nurse was named in the New York Times today with confirmation from the International Committee of the Red Cross.

It effectively ends a five and a half year agreement by media around the world to not name her, or her nationality, because of concerns ... See More

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