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Islamic State victim's brother makes unity plea

By David Wilcock

Published 12/09/2015

Call: Mike Haines
Call: Mike Haines

The brother of a British aid worker murdered by Islamic State has pleaded for unity and tolerance in the UK a year on from his death.

Tomorrow marks a year since the family of David Haines were told he had been executed in Syria by the terrorist group after being held prisoner for 18 months.

His elder brother Mike, who has spent the last 12 months working with groups to combat extremist indoctrination of youngsters, wants people to come together in memory of his "hero" brother.

He said: "My brother didn't see other nationalities or religions, he just saw human beings... we need to hold our hands out in friendship and learn from each other. We are stronger because of unity, tolerance and understanding."

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