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A new video has just been released by AQIM in Mali. The video is 16 minutes and 50 seconds and is proof of life for six hostages including South African Stephen McGown. The other five are Elliot Kenneth Arthur of Australia, Iulian Ghergut of Romania, Beatrice Stockly of Switzerland, Gloria Cecilia Narvaez of Colombia and Sophie Petronin of France. The video addresses the six governments but no
Gift of the Givers requests the prayer of all those willing to lend support in securing the release of the two hostages, Stephen McGown and Johan Gustafsson, held in captivity for 5 years today. It's been a tough and a rough ride for the two families. Supplication to the Almighty in whatever belief or universal system we follow is our special request to all humankind. The Gift of the GiversRead more
The current situation:
1. Our hostage negotiator, Yehia Dicko is in Mali right now.
2. At our request the intermediaries have arranged for letters, biscuits and sweets from the two families to be delivered to the hostages at the present time. The package was taken from us last week.
3. The captors have mentioned that we would receive a new video soon; the date and place they say will be