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Hervé Gourdel: Man Sentenced Over French Tourist’s Killing

An Algerian court has condemned a man to death over the seize and murder of a French hiker, Hervé Gourdel in 2014.

Hervé Gourdel, 55, was kidnapped while investigating Djurdjura National Park and later a realistic executing video arose of his demise.

The Jund al-Khilafa gathering, subsidiary to the Islamic State, asserting duty regarding his demise prompting far reaching judgment.

His captors say they posted a video of his decapitation online after France wouldn’t follow their interest to end its air strikes against Islamic State aggressors in Iraq and Syria.

The French president at that point, François Hollande, censured the slaughtering as a “pitiless and fearful” act.

His body was not found until January 2015, after Algeria prepared great many soldiers to help in its recuperation.

One suspect, Abdelmalek Hamzaoui, showed up in court on Thursday, February 18, while others were being attempted in absentia.

A few of Gourdel’s climbing colleagues, recognized Hamzaoui as being among their ruffians.

Hamzaoui denied partaking in the murdering, telling the court he had been blamed uniquely to “close the case and please the French”.

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