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Shiraaz Mohamed back on South African soil

UPDATED: South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed is back in the country after almost three years in captivity in Syria. Mohamed’s family confirmed on Friday that he has now returned safely to the country. VOC News tried to contact the family for comment but they have released a statement asking for[…]

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Shiraaz Mohamed free after escape from captivity: GOTG

BREAKING NEWS: Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers has confirmed that after more than two years, Shiraaz Mohamed has been freed from captivity in Syria. The South African photo-journalist has been held in captivity by an unknown group in Syria since January 2017,  who demanded $1.5m ransom to secure his[…]

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