Jessica Cantlie
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John Cantlie: Family issues appeal for contact with Islamic State

The sister of British hostage John Cantlie has appealed for ''direct contact" with the Islamic State (IS) militants holding him.

The journalist, who was kidnapped in Syria in 2012, has appeared in several videos released by IS.

In a statement, his sister Jessica pleaded with IS to reopen a previous channel of communication and restart dialogue.

Gordon Corera reports.

  • 13 Oct 2014
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