ISIS Releases Video Purportedly Showing Captive British Journalist
ISIS today released a new video of British photojournalist and war correspondent John Cantile, in which he condemns his government for not acting to save him.
Notably, the video shows Cantile sitting at a desk in a darkened room, reading a statement that he will “expose the truth about the Islamic State”.
“I know what you’re thinking, he’s only only doing this as a prisoner and he’s got a gun to his head, he’s being forced to do this,” he says, according to BuzzFeed. “I am a prisoner, that much is true”, but he has “nothing to lose” after being “abandoned by his government”.
Cantile, who has written for The Sun and The Sunday Times, was kidnapped by ISIS in Syria in July of 2012.
YouTube immediately took the video, entitled “Lend Me Your Ears,” off their site..
[Image via screenshot]
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