Al Qaeda releases video of Swiss hostage

(VOVworld) - Al Qaeda in North Africa (AQIM) released a video of a Swiss nun who has been kidnapped in northern Mali nearly three weeks ago in the first claim of responsibility for the hostage-taking.
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Swiss missionary Beatrice Stockly appears in a hijab in the hostage video released by al-Qaeda (photo: dailymail)

According to the SITE Intelligence Group, the video outlined the conditions for the release of Beatrice Stockly, a Swiss missionary who was based in Timbuktu.
The group’s demands included the release of members imprisoned by the Malian government and Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, who is in the custody of the International Criminal Court.
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