New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern fends off questions from the media about New Zealand Red Cross nurse Louisa Akavi. Photo: AFP

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Red Cross at odds over naming of kidnapped nurse in Syria

  • The New York Times, in conjunction with the Red Cross, revealed that Louisa Akavi, 63, had been abducted along with two Syrian colleagues on 13 October 2013
  • The prime minister said she was aware of the organisation’s plan to reveal the nurse’s name, but she did not agree
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern fends off questions from the media about New Zealand Red Cross nurse Louisa Akavi. Photo: AFP
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