Deadline for Japanese ISIS hostages fast approaching

January 23, 2015 2:55 AM

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Deadline for Japanese ISIS hostages fast approaching

Hours before the cutoff time after which the militants threatened to kill her son, the mother of hostage Kenji Goto pleaded for his freedom. Looking frail as she quietly wept, Junko Ishido begged his captors to save Goto's life.

"To the people of the Islamic State, Kenji is not your enemy," she said in a tearful appearance in Tokyo. "Please let him go."

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