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Stoke Newington Aid worker in Afghanistan rescued by British and US special forces

Stoke Newington Aid worker in Afghanistan rescued by British and US special forces

  A Stoke Newington woman held hostage in Afghanistan along with 3 other aid workers, was freed after a daring night time raid on cave in remote north west Afghanistan. Helen Johnston along with her Kenyan colleague Moragwa Oirere and two Afghan civilians,  are all employees of  Medair, a Swiss based humanitarian NGO in Luassane.  […]

Stoke Newington kidnap and torture case: Two men convicted

Stoke Newington kidnap and torture case: Two men convicted

  Two men who kidnapped and tortured two brothers in Stoke Newington five years ago, were convicted yesterday (Tuesday 6 March) at Snaresbrook Crown Court. Ex-para trooper, Anthony Malone, 40,  who served in Ulster, was found guilty of two counts of kidnap, two counts of false imprisonment and two counts of actual bodily harm against […]