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Elaine Weinstein speaks to Voice of America (Deewa/Pashto)

Air date: August 13, 2014

Warren’s wife, Elaine Weinstein, spoke to Voice of America’s Deewa Service ahead of the third anniversary of his kidnapping. VOA Deewa broadcasts in Pashto to the Afghanistan/Pakistan border region where Warren is believed to be held.

This piece aired on both TV and radio.

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Alisa Weinstein on her father’s captivity and the risks to development workers

By GABE SPITZER, Humanosphere
Published: June 20, 2014

Warren Weinstein had been in Pakistan for some seven years, working with a contractor on local-scale economic development. Then four days before he was due to leave, in August 2011, gunmen barged into his house in Lahore and took him prisoner.

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