Manila Hostage Crisis Wikipedia

Hostage - Wikipedia.

A hostage is a person seized by an abductor in order to compel another party, one which places a high value on the liberty and safety of the person seized, such as a relative, employer, law enforcement or government to act, or refrain from acting, in a certain way, often under threat of serious physical harm or death to the hostage(s) after expiration of an ultimatum..

List of hostage crises - Wikipedia.

2010 Discovery Communications headquarters hostage crisis: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States 1 September 2010: About 5 hours 2010 Manila hostage crisis: Manila, Philippines: 23 August 2010: 10 hours 30 mins May 2010 attacks on Ahmadi mosques in Lahore: Lahore, Pakistan: 28 May 2010: Some hours December 2009 Agusan del Sur hostage taking.