Islamic State group executes a female citizen journalist

Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, a group of citizen journalists, bloggers and activists inside of Syria who report human rights abuses, reported that a female citizen journalist missing since late July was executed by the Islamic State group.


Ruqia Hassan is believed to be the first female citizen journalist and fifth person to report on the atrocities at the hands of the Islamic State group to be executed since October.


Hassan, who also wrote under the name Nisan Ibrahim, publicly mocked the terrorist group for banning internet/Wi-Fi use in the city of Raqqa.


Activists said that while they are unable to give the exact date of Hassan’s execution, her presence on social media stopped in July.


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