One year ago on Wednesday, journalists Stéphane Taponier and Hervé Ghesquière, from French television channel France 3 were taken hostage by the Taliban while reporting in Afghanistan. Their faces are being projected onto the Arc de Triomphe, as media rights campaigners mark the first anniversary of their abduction.
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