Tag: James Foley

James Foley likely ‘being held with one or more Western journalists’ in Syria

James Foley, a freelance journalist for Agence France-Presse and GlobalPost who’s been missing in Syria since last November, was likely “abducted by a pro-regime militia group and subsequently turned over to Syrian government forces,” GlobalPost CEO and President Philip Balboni says.


Journalists Detained in Libya Finally Contact Families

Spanish photographer Manuel Varela de Seijas Brabo was arrested April 5 along with American reporters James Foley, a correspondent for the online news site GlobalPost, and Clare Morgana Gillis, a freelancer who had been in Libya reporting for The Atlantic and USA Today. South African photographer Anton Hammerl was detained separately on the same day.


Four Journalists Still Missing In Libya

It’s been a week since the American journalists Clare Morgana Gillis, James Wright Foley, freelancers reporting for TheAtlantic.com and GlobalPost, respectively, and their Spanish and South African colleagues Manuel Varela de Seijas Brabo and Anton Hammerl, both photographers, were captured by Qaddafi’s forces near the eastern Libyan oil town of Brega.