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Journalists Held Hostage in Colombia

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Journalists Held Hostage in Colombia

Journalists Held Hostage in Colombia

Journalists Held Hostage in Colombia

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More than two weeks ago, the Colombian rebel group known as the National Liberation Front abducted two free-lance journalists working for the Los Angeles Times. This incident, paired with another recent kidnapping and subsequent release by FARC, signals that foreign journalists working in Colombia are no longer immune from danger. Rachel von Dongen, a correspondent with the Christian Science Monitor, joins Steve Inskeep to discuss how the kidnappings are affecting reporters working in Colombia.

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Rachel von Dongen
*Correspondent for Christian Science Monitor

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