Dutch authorities confirm kidnapping of two journalist in Colombia
June 20, Oslo: Two employees of the television program "Spoorloos", or "Missing", have been kidnapped in Colombia.The Netherlands foreign ministry confirmed on Tuesday.
“Dutch journalists were kidnapped by Marxist ELN rebels in a conflict area of northeastern Colombia.” Colombia's military said. Kidnapped journalist were identified as Derk Johannes Bolt, 62, a television journalist, and Eugenio Ernest Marie, 58, a cameraman.
The Dutch foreign ministry said it was giving the case its "highest priority" but communication about its efforts "is not in the interest of those involved."
The Oslo Times International News Network