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ISIS Is Shaking Britain's Anti–Death Penalty Resolve

The Atlantic - 25 Jul 2018
That includes the high-profile beheadings of the American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, the British aid workers Alan Henning and David Haines, and the American aid worker Peter Kassig. Kotey and El-Sheikh were captured in January and ...
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Remembering Abdul-Rahman (Peter) Kassig

Butler Newsroom - 12 May 2018
Abdul-Rahman Peter Edward Kassig, who studied political science at Butler University in 2011 and 2012, was remembered during a memorial service held November 23 at Clowes Memorial Hall. More than 800 people attended. (The recorded video of the ...
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How the Islamic State caliphate was lost

New Statesman - 08 Aug 2018
The exception was that of a 26-year-old American called Abdul-Rahman Kassig (also known as Peter Kassig), whose execution video was staged in Dabiq, in Syria, in November 2014. Kassig had previously served as a US army ranger in Iraq before entering ...
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French 'Islamic State executioner' killed: sources

The Times of Israel - 15 Mar 2018
Hauchard, who grew up in a village in Normandy before converting from Catholicism to Islam, was just 22 when he was seen holding a knife to the neck of US aid worker Peter Kassig in a gruesome video from November 2014. Get The Times of Israel's Daily ...
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Justice for Our Children, Killed by ISIS

New York Times - 17 Feb 2018
By Diane and John Foley, the parents of James Foley; Marsha and Carl Mueller, the parents of Kayla Mueller; Shirley and Arthur Sotloff, the parents of Steven Sotloff; and Paula and Ed Kassig, the parents of Peter Kassig. One by one, our children ...
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Two members of ISIS group 'Beatles' caught

Press Herald - 09 Feb 2018
The two men are among four members of the IS cell that captured and beheaded more than two dozen hostages including American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and American aid worker Peter Kassig. The official spoke on condition of ...
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The Mystery of Abdul-Rahman, or Peter Kassig

The New Yorker - 17 Nov 2014
At some point in his captivity, Peter Kassig, who was raised Methodist, converted to Islam and took the name Abdul-Rahman.* That is what his parents called him publicly when, after a period in which they were trying to quietly work for his release ...
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Peter Kassig's 'invisible' family suffered in silence

USA TODAY - 25 Nov 2014
INDIANAPOLIS — From the moment they met Peter Kassig, they were family. On June 1, 2006, the 18-year-old pulled up to the Indianapolis home of his biological mom and two siblings in his beat-up green pickup truck, hopped out — with the car still ...
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US senators urge justice for James Foley and other ISIS victims

Foster's Daily Democrat - 05 Mar 2018
H., and Bill Nelson, D-Florida, urging Trump to take steps to ensure that two recently captured ISIS fighters are brought to justice for the murders of American citizens James Foley, Peter Kassig, Steven Sotloff and Kayla Mueller. The senators sent the ...
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Peter Kassig 'killed by gunshot before he was decapitated' - 14 Dec 2014
The analysis, carried out by a senior surgeon, lends weight to existing theories that Mr Kassig, a former soldier, may have resisted his captors when they attempted to inflict on him the kind of ritualised beheading carried out on other Isil hostages.
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The race to save Peter Kassig

The Guardian - 18 Dec 2014
“From nowhere,” Cohen recalled, “he says, 'Would you make a public statement on behalf of Peter Kassig?'” Penley later explained that he had reached out to Cohen because Kassig was a fellow veteran – he served as an army ranger in Iraq in 2007 but was ...
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Abdul-Rahman Kassig: US hostage now 'a very dedicated Muslim'

BBC News - 08 Oct 2014
The American hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig, known as Peter Kassig before he converted to Islam, is now a "dedicated Muslim", according to a former cellmate. The aid worker was kidnapped in Syria by the so-called Islamic State. Abdul-Rahman Kassig, 26, ...

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