French government reveals the kidnapping of two journalists in Syria

Posted on October 9, 2013 • Filed under: Conflicts, Expatriates Kidnapped, Middle East

According to, the French Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that two more journalists from France had gone missing in northern Syria and must be presumed kidnapped. The latest abductions bring the number of French journalists missing in Syria to four. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Nicolas Henin, a reporter with “Le Point” weekly and “Arte” television channel, and photojournalist Pierre Torres had gone missing on June 22 but authorities had not released that information right away. Families of the journalists decided after more than three months to reveal the kidnapping. Read article

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