People perform a flash mob event in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, on Friday 12 April 2013. The group was organised by AED (Aid to the Church in Distress) in defence of religious freedom
Rebe group ISIS demanded $132 million from Foley's family and the news organization where he worked. The ransom requests were said to have been shared with appropriate government officials. Foley's death is now seen as a result of failure to pay the ransom.