Ex-ISIL hostage appeals for US man's release

French photographer Pierre Torres calls on group to spare the life of his former cellmate Peter Kassig.

    A former ISIL hostage has called on the group to spare the life of Peter Kassig, a US citizen who is currently being held in Syria.

    French photographer Pierre Torres says his former cellmate should be released immediately.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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