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Journalists in Syria Face Growing Risk of Kidnap

“Behind a veil of secrecy, at least 30 journalists have been kidnapped or have disappeared in Syria — held and threatened with death by extremists or taken captive by gangs seeking ransom.

The widespread seizure of journalists is unprecedented, and has been largely unreported by news organizations in the hope that keeping the kidnappings out of public view may help to negotiate the captives’ release.”

Source:Journalists in Syria Face Growing Risk of Kidnap – ABC News

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