Amanda Lindhout

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.