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#Prisoner Swap

# prisoner-swap - This year 2022

Russian court rejects US basketball player’s appeal on nine year sentence for cannabis oil
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

Russian court rejects US basketball player’s appeal on nine year sentence for cannabis oil

Oct 25th 2022, 7:17 PM 22,451 Views 20 Comments

Griner was convicted on 4 August after police said they found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage

Zelenskyy calls on Russians to resist mobilisation as major prisoner swap takes place
# Prisoner Swap
# Prisoner Swap

Zelenskyy calls on Russians to resist mobilisation as major prisoner swap takes place

Updated Sep 22nd 2022, 10:05 PM 30,985 Views 7 Comments
  • The high-profile prisoner swap saw 215 Ukrainian and foreign fighters exchanged — 200 of them for a single person, an ally of Putin.
  • Ministers in Germany today signalled that the country is ready to take in Russian deserters.
  • Flights out of Russia to neighbouring countries are now nearly entirely booked and prices have skyrocketed.

# prisoner-swap - Last year 2021

Two Canadians in prisoner swap released on bail for health reasons, China says
# Canada
# Canada

Two Canadians in prisoner swap released on bail for health reasons, China says

Sep 27th 2021, 3:16 PM 13,863 Views 5 Comments

Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig were detained in December 2019.

# prisoner-swap - All time

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange
# Easing Tensions
# Easing Tensions

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange

Sep 7th 2019, 1:50 PM 16,055 Views 16 Comments

Among those swapped were 24 Ukrainian sailors, Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and Russian journalist Kyrylo Vyshynsky.

82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released
# Prisoner Swap
# Prisoner Swap

82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released

May 7th 2017, 8:18 AM 16,495 Views 9 Comments

They were exchanged for a number of Boko Haram fighters held by authorities in Nigeria.

Hundreds of prisoners on the move in swap for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit
# Prisoner Swap
# Prisoner Swap

Hundreds of prisoners on the move in swap for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit

Oct 18th 2011, 7:21 AM 247 Views 7 Comments

The soldier is set for release after over five years in captivity since his capture by Palestinian militants in a cross-border raid.

Prisoner swap: Israel to release hundreds of prisoners for Shalit's freedom
# Prisoner Swap
# Prisoner Swap

Prisoner swap: Israel to release hundreds of prisoners for Shalit's freedom

Oct 16th 2011, 3:10 PM 492 Views 2 Comments

In a prisoner swap, Israel has published the names of 477 Palestinian prisoners who will be released in exhange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit’s freedom.