They then started to release the hostages in small groups.
"You didn't even wait for me to tell my colleagues to release their hostages!"
Within the hour officials from a human rights organization persuaded the students to release their hostages.
Seems they looked deep into his eyes and told him that for the sake of peace he must release the hostages.
They occupied the building for several hours before releasing the hostages.
Just long enough to get them to release the hostages and think they made it outside.
No, putting pressure on the Hezbollah for them to release the hostages.
Then there was an agreement that they would go to the border and release their hostages.
However, they soon relaxed their demands and began to release the hostages.
The man released the hostages and handed himself over to authorities in the early hours of June 30, 2000.