Support the news

Diane Foley Speaks On Son's Libyan Detention05:59

This article is more than 8 years old.

The Turkish government has been forced to close its embassy in Tripoli due to growing security concerns. That calls into question what role the Turks can play in facilitating the release of several journalists captured by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi.

One of the journalists being held is James Foley, a New Hampshire native and a contributor to Boston-based GlobalPost.  Foley's mother, Diane, is in Boston Tuesday to mark “World Press Freedom Day.” She joins us to discuss James Foley’s status in Libya.


  • Diane Foley, mother of James Foley


This segment aired on May 3, 2011.

+Join the discussion

Support the news