Amanda Lindhout

Amanda Lindhout's Bone-Chilling Hostage Call Released To Public

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada

The "worst" call happened about a year after the Canadian freelance journalist was kidnapped in Somalia.

Amanda Lindhout Exits India Speech, 'Sick' At Offensive Banner

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 04.12.2016 | Canada Living

She was shocked to see a sign behind the podium with words that included rape, beaten, mistake, and brutal.

Amanda Lindhout Thanks RCMP For Arresting Man Accused In Kidnapping

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Alberta

Amanda Lindhout is speaking out about the arrest of her alleged Somalian kidnapper, thanking police for capturing and charging him in the nearly seven-year-old case.

RCMP Arrest, Charge Man In Amanda Lindhout Kidnapping

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2016 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Almost seven years after the overseas hostage-taking of former journalist Amanda Lindhout, the RCMP have arrested and charged a Somalian man ...

Canadian's Hostage Story May Be Headed To Big Screen

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

A best-selling memoir by an Alberta woman held hostage in Somalia has been optioned by a Hollywood movie production company and Oscar-nominated actor ...

Tied, Beaten, Held Captive

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

After about a year of being starved, beaten and sexually brutalized, Amanda Lindhout decided it was time to kill herself.The Alberta woman, taken host...

Chained, Starved, Raped

CBC | Posted 09.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

Former journalist Amanda Lindhout has spoken for the first time publicly about being sexually abused while being held captive in war-torn Somalia. ...

How Is Canada's Somali Population Faring?

Samuel Getachew | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada
Samuel Getachew

The Somali Canadian population is "undergoing the growing pains of integration into the larger Canadian mainstream" according to the head of the influential Somali Canadian Congress. Ahmed Hussen, a noted activist and newly minted Ottawa University lawyer, reflects on mentorship, influence and integration for Canada's large Somali population.