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Syria: ‘Beheading’ of US reporter a war crime that highlights ‘chilling’ risk to journalists

Headline Title:  Syria: ‘Beheading’ of US reporter a war crime that highlights ‘chilling’ risk 20 August 2014 The apparent execution-style killing by the Islamic State (IS) armed group of a US reporter who went missing in Syria constitutes a war crime and highlights the urgent need for all states with influence in the region to ensure other missing journalists are safely released, Amnesty International said today.  A video published online by the Islamic State (formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, ISIS) purports to show freelance reporter James Foley being…

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