LifestyleSurvivor's recount of Hamas brutality: Mia Regev shares her 50-day captivity ordeal with UN

Survivor's recount of Hamas brutality: Mia Regev shares her 50‑day captivity ordeal with UN

Mia Regev was a hostage of Hamas fighters.
Mia Regev was a hostage of Hamas fighters.
Images source: © Facebook | FOZ - Friends of Zion Museum
7:38 AM EST, February 3, 2024

On the morning of October 7, 2023, Hamas fighters launched an attack on Israel. This conflict resulted in the highest death toll since the 1973 war between Israel and the Syrian-Egyptian coalition. The ongoing three-month conflict has caused the deaths of thousands of residents in the Gaza Strip. Furthermore, many Israeli citizens are still held captive by Hamas fighters.

Mia Regev's 50-day ordeal: A stark recount of Hamas' brutality

Mia Regev is one of the survivors of this ordeal. She, along with her brother and father, was abducted at the beginning of the conflict on October 7. They were held captive for more than 50 days. During a recent meeting with UN ambassadors, she spoke about what transpired during her days in captivity.

Regev narrated the inhuman treatment meted out to her by Hamas fighters:

"They stripped me of my clothes and took away my identity. The terrorist who watched over me threatened daily that he would shoot me if the army tried to rescue me, and I wouldn't die alone," she recalled.

She also implored the ambassadors to expedite the release of the remaining hostages, fearing for their lives.

Attorney Marina Medvin posted on Twitter that Mia suffered abuse at the hands of the Hamas fighters, which included being shot in the ankle and then being struck on the wound. "They mocked her pain," she stated.

During the meeting, as reported by "The Jerusalem Post," Israeli lawyer and politician, Gilad Erdan, a member of the Knesset and the Likud party since 2003, expressed his views. He lauded the courage of the released siblings, referring to them as heroes. "Your bravery and resilience inspire us all. I pay tribute to you," he said.

Erdan emphasized his stance against a ceasefire which, in his opinion, would only result in Hamas retaining power and preparing for another massacre. He said, "Their aim is to terrorize us and make us vacate our country through fear."

"I hope you understand why we can no longer endure these threats and why we are determined to eliminate them," he added.

Related content