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First Female Syrian Journalist Murdered By Isis
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ISIS has murdered a female journalist after accusing her of being a spy, foreign media reports.

Ruqia Hassan often posted information about the daily lives of residents living under ISIS in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa.

Writing under the pen name Nissan Ibrahim, Ms Hassan's posts described how the city was targeted by coalition airstrikes on a regular basis.

It is unclear when the young journalist was first arrested by ISIS militants but her last Twitter post was on July 21 last year. Her death was confirmed by an activist from Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently.

'Go ahead and cut off the internet, our messenger pigeons won't complain,' Ms Hassan wrote for the final time, maintaining her good sense of humour and hope even during the most difficult of times.

Her family were only informed of her death three days ago and were told she was found guilty of carrying out counts of espionage.

ISIS has been carrying out a ruthless murder campaign to silence anyone who might be speaking out against their rule or providing intelligence information about their movements in Raqqa.

The jihadi group has previously posted videos showing the execution of members from Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently.

Several members of the group have also been assassinated in Turkey by ISIS militants. 

ISIS's latest video showed a British fighter taking part in the execution of five Syrian men accused of carrying out acts of espionage.

Each of the men are forced to give an account of why they were charged with spying.

 Watch the Video Below.....

A Syrian woman carrying a hidden camera to film how life is like inside Syria's northern city of Raqqa, which has been under the control of the Islamic State (aka ISIL or ISIS) published in September 2014.



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