Herve Ghesquiere


French hostage Philippe Verdon's father, Jean-Pierre Verdon , and... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Adult,Afghanistan,Anniversary,Crisis,Daughter,Father,Females,Former,France,French Culture,Herve Ghesquiere,Holding,Horizontal,Hostage,Journalist,Kidnapping,Law,Mali,Mayor,Meeting,Men,Organized Group,Paris - France,Poster,President,Serge Lazarevic,Town HallPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFrench hostage Philippe Verdon's father, Jean-Pierre Verdon (3edR), and French Diane Lazarevic, the daughter of French hostage Serge Lazarevic (6thL) hold a poster of the two French hostages in Mali as they are flanked by French reporter Herve Ghesquiere (3rdL), former hostage in Afghanistan and president of the committee in support to the two men and by Pierre Shapira (R), Paris deputy mayor in charge of Foreign affairson November 24, 2012 after a meeting in front of Paris' city hall, to mark the first anniversary of their abduction. Thirteen hostages are held by hardline Islamists in the region which has suffered a devastating collapse since a coup in Bamako in March. Seven of these are French. AFP PHOTO KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)