Diane Foley, mother of slain journalist James Foley, speaks after the sentencing of El Shafee Elsheikh at the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, on August 19, 2022. Elsheikh was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the kidnapping and subsequent beheading of James Foley and journalist Steven Sotloff, and the killing of aid workers Kayla Mueller and Peter Kassig, and terrorism charges in the deaths of British and Japanese hostages. (AP/Andrew Harnik)

CPJ welcomes sentencing over killing of journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff