Reporters Without Borders urges Japanese government to rescue journalist

“It is vital that the Japanese government should seek the help of all the ‘strategic’ states in the region and their diplomatic networks. Efforts must be pooled to end Islamic State’s barbaric hostage industry. Following last year’s execution of journalists, we must accept that all options should be envisaged in order to save lives.”

"I know Ninjas and you're no Ninja. You're just a douchebag money grubbing terrorist."

Japan Fights ISIS with a barrage of Charlie Hebdo-like parody

Terrorism works because of fear and intimidation. One of their greatest enemies is sarcasm and ridicule. The Islamic State is holding two Japanese citizens for ransom and is most likely to execute them at 2:50 pm today (Friday) Japan time. Japan has no standing army and very little means of retaliating other than expressing “strong […]

The Ministry of Foreign Affair officially explains the hypothetical seeming hostage situation which is if true and threat carried out, will result in strong indignation!

Japan’s MOFA threatens ISIS with “strong indignation” if (hypothetical) hostages executed

What makes Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement particulary surreal and disingenuous is that MOFA and the Japanese government have known that Kenji Goto was being held for a ransom of 10 million dollars since November of last year.