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5/31/2012 : Colombia's FARC releases French journalist

More than a month after he was taken hostage by the FARC, French journalist Romeo Langlois was safely handed over to a humanitarian mission in Colombia today.

5/28/2012 : Colombian rebels: French journalist to be freed

Colombia’s main rebel group says it plans to release on Wednesday a French journalist it has held for a month after a firefight with Colombian soldiers.

5/26/2012 : Soldiers sentences to 30-50 years in Colombia for killing man, falsely claiming he was rebel

A Colombian court has sentenced six soldiers to prison sentences of between 30 and 50 years for killing a mentally disabled man and falsely reporting his death as a guerrilla killed in combat.

5/22/2012 : Colombia must fight impunity for sexual violence crimes – UN official

Colombia must increase its efforts to fight impunity for crimes of sexual violence, a United Nations envoy said today, adding that such efforts should be paired with assistance to survivors and victims.

5/14/2012 : Colombia rebels set to release French reporter: Red Cross

Colombia's FARC guerrilla group has decided to free a French reporter they kidnapped two weeks ago, although they have not given a date for his release, a Red Cross official said on Sunday citing a statement from the rebels.

5/10/2012 : French reporter should be freed 'quickly': envoy

The French ambassador to Colombia called Wednesday for France 24 reporter Romeo Langlois to be freed quickly by the leftist rebels who kidnapped him late last month during a jungle gunbattle.

5/8/2012 : Rebels say French reporter will be freed soon

Reporters Without Borders has obtained copies of Tweets signed by the FARC that were posted online yesterday. One said that “Roméo Langlois will soon be released safe and sound.”

5/6/2012 : Colombia's 'red zone' ensnares French journalist

Between the Andes and the Amazon jungle, in a rebel stronghold called "the red zone," French journalist Romeo Langlois has become ensnared in Latin America's oldest armed conflict.

5/1/2012 : Colombia says 'clear signs' Frenchman in FARC hands

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Monday there were "very clear signs" that a French journalist had indeed been kidnapped by leftist FARC rebels after a weekend gunbattle in the jungle.

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