New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Red Cross at odds over naming of kidnapped nurse in Syria

//New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Red Cross at odds over naming of kidnapped nurse in Syria

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Red Cross at odds over naming of kidnapped nurse in Syria

The revelation that a New Zealand nurse has been detained in Syria for five years has prompted tensions between the International Committee of the Red Cross and the New Zealand government, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern criticising the aid agency for releasing details of the woman’s abduction.On Monday The New York Times, in conjunction with the ICRC, revealed that New Zealander Louisa Akavi, 63, had been abducted along with two Syrian colleagues on 13 October 2013.The trio have now been…

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