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Nicolas Hénin

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Nicolas Hénin, a French journalist, was held captive by ISIS militants from June 2013 until April 2014. He was held with other Western hostages James Foley, Steven Sotloff, Alan Henning, David Haines who were all killed by the extremist group. As a freelance journalist, Hénin covered the conflict in Iraq from 2002 to 2004, and subsequent crises and conflicts in Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. On June, 22 2013, he was taken hostage by ISIS in the Syrian town of Raqqa. Henin recently published a book “Jihad Academy: The Rise of Islamic State.”