Roundtable

Paying for hostages

To pay or not to pay? Should governments save kidnap victims by paying ransoms? Or does it just encourage terror groups to take more captives? Scores of kidnapped girls were suddenly released last week by Nigerian militants Boko Haram. Nigeria's government denied a ransom was paid for their freedom. But why the concerns about ransoms? Isn't it a price worth paying to save lives? Or does it just prove to militants their methods work? Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.

Paying for hostages

Paying for hostages

Does negotiating with terrorists work?

Does negotiating with terrorists work?

Suspected Boko Haram fighters released after years of detention

Suspected Boko Haram fighters released after years of detention

Boko Haram Wives: 30,000 women and children rescued in two years

Boko Haram Wives: 30,000 women and children rescued in two years

What is the role of Belarus in the Ukraine conflict?

What is the role of Belarus in the Ukraine conflict?

France left the Sahel - What is worth it?  What next?

France left the Sahel - What is worth it? What next?

Macron and Sunak: A new bromance?

Macron and Sunak: A new bromance?

Can Europe avert a future energy crisis?

Can Europe avert a future energy crisis?

Mastodon - what is this new social media platform taking on Twitter

Mastodon - what is this new social media platform taking on Twitter

The UK's manufactured Immigration crisis?

The UK's manufactured Immigration crisis?

How does Russia’s Kherson retreat change the Ukraine conflict?

How does Russia’s Kherson retreat change the Ukraine conflict?

UK GOVERNMENT: Is it taking Islamophobia seriously?

UK GOVERNMENT: Is it taking Islamophobia seriously?

World population hits 8 billion: good or bad?

World population hits 8 billion: good or bad?

What's behind the UK's wave of strikes?

What's behind the UK's wave of strikes?

Will Germany ever learn?

Will Germany ever learn?

COP27: Why Climate refugees are not on the agenda?

COP27: Why Climate refugees are not on the agenda?

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