The Haqqani network is a powerful afghan group with a history of taking and holding Western hostages. Their highest profile captive was U.s. soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held for nearly five years before being freed in a prisoner exchange in May 2014.
Coleman gave birth to her first son in custody, followed by a second boy a few years later.
In a letter to his parents from captivity, Boyle described delivering the child in secret, by flashlight. “Ta-da!” he wrote. “The astonished captors were good and brought all our postpartum needs, so he is now fat and healthy, praise God.”
A “proof-of-life” video showed the children alive for the first time last December.
In the video, Coleman appeals to the U.S. and Afghan