Hollande says 'barbaric' IS hostage killings are 'a crime against humanity''


The French president was reacting to an Islamic State video of beheadings of US hostage Peter Kassig and 18 Syrian servicemen.

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The murder of US hostage Peter Kassig and about 18 Syrian soldiers by the Islamic State (IS) armed group was a “crime against humanity”, French President François Hollande said on Sunday, reports RFI.