Volunteering with the Syrian refugees in Jordan. "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Do not allow evil to triumph. Do not do sit by and do nothing." ~ Edmund Burke
Sunday, February 10, 2013
US Journalist James Foley kidnapped in Syria 11.22.12
Press Release: Seeking Information Regarding the Location of Missing Reporter James "Jim" Foley
Seeking Information Regarding the Location of Missing Reporter James "Jim" Foley. His Family is Using Social Media Advertising to Seek Information
BOSTON, Mass. - Feb. 5, 2013 - The people of Syria and the surrounding region are asked to come forward and provide information regarding the location of journalist James "Jim" Foley.Today's announcement is part of a comprehensive publicity campaign using traditional media as well as Facebook and Twitter to generate information about Jim's location from the Syrian people and others in the region.
Through social media advertising the Foley family is publicizing their search for Jim and for information about his location. Jim was last seen near Taftanaz, Syria on November 22, 2012 in the Idib region of Syria near Turkey.
The advertising on social media is intended to reach people in the Syrian region who may have information about Jim's location. "Social media has transformed how people communicate and share information," said John Foley, the father of Jim. "Our family believes that someone in Syria knows what happened to Jim, where he is located and we hope that person contacts us."