Mia Shem is a 21-year-old French-Israeli woman who was abducted by Hamas from a music festival in southern Israel on October 7, 2023.
She is still being held hostage by Hamas. Mia’s family has released a video of her dancing with friends at a music festival shortly before she was abducted.
The video shows a carefree young woman enjoying herself. On October 17, 2023, Hamas released a video of Mia being treated for an arm injury.
She then tells the camera in Hebrew that she is in Gaza and underwent a three-hour medical procedure there.
She pleads to come back home. Mia’s mother, Karen Shim, has pleaded with the world to bring her daughter back home.
She has said that he believes Mia’s video is a sign of hope, as it shows that she is alive and receiving medical attention.
However, she is also concerned about the other hostages, who reportedly require medical attention for life-threatening injuries.
The international community has condemned Hamas for taking Miya Shem and others hostage.
The United States, the United Nations and other countries have demanded Mia’s immediate release.
The situation of Mia Shem and the other hostages is critical and dangerous. It is important to monitor their situation and advocate for their safe release.