Kenji Goto Jogo
October 23, 1967
|Died||January 31, 2015 (aged 48)|
|Cause of death||Beheading|
|Alma mater||Hosei University|
Kenji Goto (後藤 健二, Gotō Kenji, born October 23, 1967 - January 31, 2015) was a Japanese freelance video journalist covering wars and conflicts, refugees, poverty, AIDS, and child education around the world. In October 2014, he was captured and held hostage in Syria by Islamic State (ISIL) militants. After being held for three months, on 31 January 2015, he was beheaded.
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- Plus que quelques heures pour sauver Kenji Goto Jogo
- "後藤 健二" [Kenji Goto] (in Japanese). Independent Press. Retrieved 20 January 2015.