In a hostage situation or terrorist attack, it’s important to find a place to hide the rule of thumb is “duck and cover” – but that doesn’t just mean hiding under your desk. Terrorist violence such as kidnapping and hostage-taking emerged in recent years from an agenda-forcing and attention-getting tool of the politically disenfranchised to a significant.
The practice of taking hostages is very ancient, and has been used constantly in negotiations with conquered nations, and in cases such as surrenders, armistices and the like, where the two.
Terrorism can take many forms, all with different rates of frequency and preference among terrorists acts of bombing and assassination may rank high consistently, while hostage-taking rests.
But tempting ransom sums are more than enough to coax members of dirt-poor communities to participate in hostage taking, whether by concealing terrorist groups among them or helping to. The 2014 sydney hostage crisis, also known as the sydney siege and lindt cafe siege, occurred on 15–16 december 2014 when a lone gunman, man haron monis, held hostage ten customers and eight. Terrorist hostage taking and kidnapping has become an international concern in recent years since the mid 1990s, hostage taking and kidnapping have dramatically increased as a preferred.
If the purpose of the hostage taking is to generate sympathy for a specific cause, or to recruit new members from the publicity raised through the event, it will be in the terrorists best.
Though hostage taking incidents are among some of the most dangerous missions, terror- ists resort to such attacks because they can result in high payoﬀs in terms of publicity, recruitment. Initial negotiation with terrorists is designed to stabilize the situation and calm the hostage takers by satisfying their immediate needs and the needs of the hostages (food, water, etc).