Witnessing Hostage Liberation, Student Examines What it Means To Be a Journalist

Véronique Belinga is part of a new initiative called LJP Youth. The LJP team has partnered with the Bilingual School of Marcq-en-Baroeul, a high school in Lille, France, to create a space for young, aspiring journalists to comment on the world around them. We hope you enjoy what they have to say. By Véronique Belinga In an effort to remember the past […]

Mission Accomplished: Relief as Hostage Family Returns to France

On Friday, April 19, Paul Biya, the President of Cameroon, announced the liberation of the seven French hostages that had been held captive for two months. The group consisted of Tanguy Moulin-Fournier, his brother Cyril, his wife and four sons, ranging from five to twelve years old. Tanguy is an expatriate employee of GDF Suez, […]

7 French Hostages Taken In Western Africa, Bringing Total Number to 15

Around 7:00 am local time Tuesday February 19, seven French tourists were taken at gunpoint in Cameroon merely two days after seven other foreigners were seized from a construction site in Nigeria. The seven French citizens are from the same family, four of whom are children. The family was visiting Waza national park near Lake […]