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Video purports to show British photographer held by Islamic State
Video purports to show British photographer held by Islamic State

A British photographer reported to have been kidnapped along with slain American journalist James Foley and held captive for two years purportedly appears in a YouTube video released on Thursday. The video, which is different from previous recordings that showed the beheadings of Foley and two other Westerners, shows John Cantlie at a table before a black background and does not include any violent acts. In it, Cantlie says he is a prisoner and that he was captured in November 2012, the same month Foley disappeared in Syria. Cantlie says he feels “abandoned” by his government, and that he has “nothing to lose” by participating. “I’m going to show you...

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