Survival in solitude



Terry Waite CBE, Founder and President, Hostage UK.


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Monday, 5 February, 2018 - 12:30 to 13:30

Terry Waite CBE has a long experience of negotiating for the release of hostages. He has successfully negotiated with General Amin in Uganda, Col Ghadaffi in Libya, Revolutionary Guards in Iran and Hezbollah in Beirut. It was in Beirut that he was himself taken hostage and spent almost five years in strict solitary confinement. In his address he will discuss some of his negotiating experiences and also how he was able to keep mentally alive in solitary confinement.

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