Danish Photojournalist Released in Syria after 13 Months in Captivity

By Holly Hughes

Daniel Rye Ottosen, a Danish photojournalist who has been held captive in Syria for 13 months, was released yesterday and reunited with his family, Denmark’s Foreign Ministry reports. According to the Associated Press, a ministry spokesperson would not comment on reports that Ottosen had been kidnapped by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or answer questions about whether or not a ransom had been paid for his release.

Ottosen, a freelancer, had been photographing the effects of the ongoing civil conflict in the country when he went missing on May 17, …read more

Via: PDN Pulse

    

Marco | Editor

Editor at large and founder of a bunch of stockphoto businesses

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *