ALAN JOHNSTON

  • Kidnapped BBC journo Johnston freed after 4 months July 4, 2007

    Gaza: Kidnapped BBC reporter Alan Johnston was released on Wednesday after nearly four months in captivity in the Gaza Strip Johnston was freed under unclear terms, and was handed over to Hamas authorities in Gaza pressurised his captors, a group called the Army of Islam. Ever since they seized full control of...
  • Search on for abducted BBC journo June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Thousands of journalists observed a vigil as its been 100 days on Wednesday since the abduction of BBC journalist Alan Johnston in Gaza. Johnston was abducted on March 12 and efforts to secure his release have proved fruitless. The Palestinian group Hamas still claims that they are working to...
  • Palestinian prez says Brit journo alive April 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said British journalist Alan Johnston is alive and he knew which group was holding him but he declined to give details. The statement comes in direct contrast to the one made by an Islamic group Tawhid and Jihad Brigades in an email...