South African Hostage in Mali Marks 2000 Days in Captivity

The release of Stephen McGowan, who was abducted along with Swedish national Johan Gustafsson by al-Qaeda operatives in Mali in November 2011, has been an ongoing effort for non-governmental organisation Gift of the Givers.

Screenshot of a video released in December 2015 delivering proof of life for South African citizen Stephen McGowan. McGowan was abducted by al-Qaeda operatives in Mali during November 2011.



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