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August 25th, 2011
08:34 PM ET

Five Days Trapped in the Rixos

Dramatic moments this week for 35 international journalists held hostage by Gadhafi’s gunmen at Tripoli’s Rixos hotel.  The group, which included our own Matthew Chance and producer Jomana Karadsheh, were finally able to walk out free on Wednesday.

Here’s a look back at the terrifying ordeal through the words and Tweets of Matthew Chance.



Filed under: Arab World • backstory • journalists • Libya
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  1. Keith Jones New Zealand

    Mr Gadaffi, the whole world waits for you to be captuired and brought to justice, you will not be a martyr just another despot cornered and caged.

    August 26, 2011 at 10:10 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Sophizinha

    It suits the likes of us beasuce of the predictive text, you type in canvas and get the options, we'll have more of that please Google

    February 26, 2012 at 3:51 am | Report abuse |
  3. Maria

    En esta foto se ve bien fregado auqune el tiene mucha personalidad y ademas de eso super humilde bien por el. Y que se ubiquen todas esas dizque artistas y conductores locales que se creen la ultima coca del desierto y que en realidad no tienen mas que humo en la cabezaSaludos a Todos

    August 30, 2012 at 4:33 am | Report abuse |