ISIS Threatens to Kill Japanese Hostages Unless They’re Paid $200M in 72 Hours

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 at 7:36 am
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In other news, they’re also promising free community college for all who qualify, although education is forbidden in the Caliphate.

An online video released Tuesday purported to show the Islamic State group threatening to kill two Japanese hostages unless they receive a $200 million ransom in the next 72 hours.

The video, identified as being made by the Islamic State group’s al-Furqan media arm and posted on militant websites associated with the extremist group, mirrored other hostage threats it has made. The militant in it also directly addresses Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, now on a six-day visit to the Middle East with more than 100 government officials and presidents of Japanese companies.

“To the prime minister of Japan: Although you are more than 8,000 and 500 kilometers (5,280 miles) from the Islamic State, you willingly have volunteered to take part in this crusade,” says the knife-brandishing militant in the video, who resembles and sounds like a British militant involved in other filmed beheadings by the Islamic State group. “You have proudly donated $100 million to kill our women and children, to destroy the homes of the Muslims.”

The video shows two hostages in orange jumpsuits that the militants identify as Kenji Goto Jogo and Haruna Yukawa. Japan’s Foreign Ministry’s anti-terrorism section has seen the video and analysts are assessing it, a ministry official said. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because of department rules.

Abe was to appear at a news conference later Tuesday in Jerusalem.

Speaking in Tokyo, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga declined to say whether Japan would pay the ransom.

“If true, the act of threat in exchange of people’s lives is unforgivable and we feel strong indignation,” Suga told journalists. “We will make our utmost effort to win their release as soon as possible.”

In other words, what are the bank coordinates. Meanwhile, the un-Islamic followers of Islam executed 13 boys for having the audacity to watch soccer.

ISIS jihadists publicly executed 13 teenage boys for watching a soccer match.

The young fans were reportedly watching an Asian Cup match between Iraq and Jordan on TV last week when they were caught by the militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul, which ISIS, or the Islamic State, controls.

The group of teens was executed in public by a firing squad that used machine guns, according to Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, an activist group that exposes ISIS atrocities.

Before the kids were killed, their “crime” was announced over a loudspeaker, reports said.

“The bodies remained lying in the open and their parents were unable to withdraw them for fear of murder by the terrorist organization,” RIBSS posted on its Web site.

The boys were slaughtered because they were said to be violating Sharia laws by watching the game.

Iraq beat Jordan 1-0 in the Jan. 12 match, which took place in Brisbane, Australia.

A few days earlier, the Islamic State released a gruesome video showing two men being flung off a tower in Mosul.

Before the execution, a masked fighter using a hand-held radio announced to a crowd of onlookers that the condemned duo had been found guilty of engaging in homosexual activities.

In other news, Obama put kids to sleep Monday:

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One Response to “ISIS Threatens to Kill Japanese Hostages Unless They’re Paid $200M in 72 Hours”

  1. Mike Giles on 24/24/15 at 3:36 pm

    Wasn’t ISIL to have made millions by robbing banks and selling oil. Could it be the ISIL is facing funding problems?