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Colombia ELN rebels free kidnapped Dutch journalists

June 23, 2017

Colombia’s ELN leftist force said Friday it had released two Dutch journalists whom it had kidnapped in the north of the country four days ago.

“The two foreigners captured by the ELN in Catatumbo have been released in perfect condition,” the National Liberation Army (ELN) said on Twitter.

Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.