torsdag 19. november 2015

Islamic State hostage killing: China vows justice after confirming death

President Xi Jinping voices anger at ‘cold-blooded’ killing by Isis of hostage Fan Jinghui even as Chinese censors delete Weibo posts about the situation. China has confirmed the murder of a Chinese hostage by Islamic State in Syria and promised to “bring to justice” those responsible. In a brief statement, the foreign ministry expressed deep condolences to the family of the man who was “cruelly killed”, and confirmed his identity for the first time, naming him as Fan Jinghui. According to the statement, the Chinese government made “all-out efforts to rescue” Fan after learning about his kidnapping. Read more