Children of Beslan Tell Their Stories – BBC Documentary

Children of Beslan is a telling documentary by the BBC that explores the Beslan School Hostage Crisis as seen through the eyes of children who were held in that sweltering gym for 3 days with no food or water while Chechen extremists rigged the room with explosives and held guns to their heads. The heartbreaking … Continue reading “Children of Beslan Tell Their Stories – BBC Documentary”

Beslan Documentary with Interviews with Survivors and Negotiators

I have previously made a post with lots of photos and detailed information about the Beslan School Massacre, this post expands on it with a documentary that puts the entire hostage crisis into a perspective through firsthand accounts by survivors and negotiators. Among the people interviewed for the documentary is Ruslan Aushev – former president … Continue reading “Beslan Documentary with Interviews with Survivors and Negotiators”

Beslan School Massacre Photos

On September 1, 2004 the first day of school for children from School Number One in the town of Beslan in North Ossetia-Alania, an autonomous republic in the North Caucasus region of the Russian Federation, more than 1,100 people, including 777 schoolchildren were taken hostage by a group of armed Chechen terrorists who demanded an … Continue reading “Beslan School Massacre Photos”