Olivier Dubois

Jihadists free French and American hostages in Niger

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French journalist Olivier Dubois, 48, who was kidnapped in northern Mali by jihadists in April 2021, and American aid worker Jeffery Woodke, 62, who was abducted in Niger in October 2016, were both released on Monday, when they appeared at a press conference in Niger's capital, Niamey.

Minister confirms kidnapping of French journalist in Mali

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Olivier Dubois this month appeared in a video appealing to authorities to do everything they can to free him from the group holding him.

French journalist kidnapped by jihadists in Mali

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French freelance journalist Olivier Dubois, who disappeared in the northern Mali town of Gao on April 8th, appeared in a video on Wednesday appealing for the authorities to secure his release from captivity at the hands of an al-Qaida-linked jihadist group.