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Swiss Up - The Iranian-American hostage crisis

Swiss Up! // Community// Events// Explore Switzerland// Science & Technology// Health// General // By Tay Kinnear // Feb. 13, 2019

40 years ago, Iranian revolutionaires took American diplomats hostage for over a year. Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up! what Switzerland's role in the crisis was and how Switzerland came to be seen as a protective power. 

Watch the Ambassade documentary online here - but be warned that it's currently only available in French!



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