Red Cross believes kidnapped Kiwi nurse Louisa Akavi is alive and will be found
Monday, 15 April 2019 () The Red Cross has made a worldwide public appeal to find missing New Zealand nurse Louisa Akavi who was captured by the Islamic State in 2013.But a war of words has erupted between the aid agency and the government over the decision...
The abduction of Louisa Akavi, a nurse from New Zealand, was kept secret for years. Now the aid group is breaking its silence in hopes of saving her. NYTimes.com Also reported by •SBS •New Zealand Herald
The Islamic State asked for a ransom of up to $33 million for the release of New Zealand nurse Louisa Akavi, it has been reported. Akavi, 62, was abducted by the... New Zealand Herald Also reported by •SBS •USATODAY.com