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Al Qaeda Kidnap Victim Warren Weinstein Pleads With Obama For Help In New Video
December 26, 2013
'It seems that I have been totally abandoned and forgotten': New video shows American worker, 72, pleading for help from President Obama after being abducted by al-Qaeda in Pakistan two years ago
Warren Weinstein, 72, was kidnapped by al-Qaeda in August 2011
At the time, Weinstein was living and working as a consultant in Lahore, Pakistan
In the video released Thursday, Weisntein appeals to President Obama to help secure his release
It was the first sign in more than a year that Weinstein is still alive
The 72-year-old U.S. constractor who was kidnapped by al-Qaeda in Pakistan more than two years ago has issued a video statement asking President Obama to secure his release.
The video is the first evidence in over a year that Warren Weinstein is still alive.
He was kidnapped in August 2011 while living and working in Lahore, Pakistan and as the country director of J.E. Austin Associates, a U.S. firm that advises a range of Pakistani business and government sectors.
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