Beheaded Hostage Triggers Debate Over Whether Governments Should Pay Ransoms
After Canadian John Ridsdel was beheaded by Filipino jihadists Abu Sayyaf, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed that under no circumstances would Canada make ransom payments to terrorist groups.
British Man Posed for Photo with EgyptAir Hijacker While Still on Plane
At some point during the hijacking, Ben Innes decided to snap a photo with Seif Eldin Mustafa, who was wearing a fake suicide belt. "You know your boy doesn't fuck about!!" he wrote to a friend.
Somali Pirates Charged with a Hijacking That Killed a French Skipper Are on Trial in France
The seven pirates charged in connection to the deadly hijacking have spent the last five years incarcerated in France, and face life imprisonment if found guilty.