Posts Tagged ‘Ricardo Garcia Vilanova’

Spanish Journalists Freed After 194 Days in Captivity in Syria

Posted by on Monday March 31, 2014 | Photojournalism

Spanish photojournalist Ricardo Garcia-Vilanova and reporter Javier Espinosa were freed by their Syrian captors Saturday night, 194 days after they were kidnapped while attempting to cover the Syrian civil war for the Spanish daily El Mundo, according to reports by NPPA and other news outlets. Espinosa is a staff reporter for the Spanish daily El... More

Spanish Photographer and Reporter Abducted by Al-Qaeda Affliliate in Syria

Posted by on Tuesday December 10, 2013 | Photojournalism

Freelance photographer Ricardo Garcia Vilanova and reporter Javier Espinosa of El Mundo were abducted in Syria on September 16, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The families of the journalists made the news of their capture public today. According to CPJ, they were abducted at gunpoint at a checkpoint near tal-Abyad in northern Syria... More