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Colombia: French Journalist Roméo Langlois Kidnapped

Categories: Latin America, Western Europe, Colombia, France, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Media & Journalism, War & Conflict

French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said on Sunday April 29 [1] [es] that French journalist Roméo Langlois was kidnapped by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) [2] during clashes [3] [es] on April 28 with the counter-narcotics battalion. The journalist was accompanying the military to make a documentary. Neither the government nor the Colombian rebel group have confirmed the kidnapping, which has generated solidarity, bewilderment and criticism on Twitter [4][es] due to the ambiguity in the information.