Alan Henning

Alan Henning (15 August 1967 – c. 3 October 2014) was an English taxicab driver-turned-volunteer humanitarian aid worker.wikipedia
49 Related Articles

The Beatles (terrorist cell)

The BeatlesJihadi BeatlesBeatles
Henning was shown at the end of David Cawthorne Haines's execution video, released on 13 September 2014, and was referred to as being the next victim by Mohammed Emwazi, the media described as "Jihadi John" of the ISIL cell described as The Beatles.
They are responsible for beheadings in Iraq and Syria, as shown in the beheading videos of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and British aid workers David Haines and Alan Henning, in 2014.

David Haines (aid worker)

David HainesDavid Cawthorne Haines
Henning was shown at the end of David Cawthorne Haines's execution video, released on 13 September 2014, and was referred to as being the next victim by Mohammed Emwazi, the media described as "Jihadi John" of the ISIL cell described as The Beatles.
In the final scene, the executioner is holding the orange jumpsuit of another person, named as British aid worker Alan Henning, saying "If you, Cameron, insist on fighting the Islamic State then you, like your master Obama, will have the blood of your people on your hands."

Beheading video

a videobeheading videosbeheadings are videotaped
He was the fourth Western hostage killed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) whose killing was publicised in a beheading video.

Peter Kassig

Peter Edward Kassig
The end of the video shows American aid worker Peter Kassig, and a threat to his life.
Kassig was named as the next victim to be beheaded in the video released by ISIL on October 3, 2014, that showed Alan Henning's beheading.

Taxicab

taxitaxistaxicab driver
3 October 2014) was an English taxicab driver-turned-volunteer humanitarian aid worker.

Humanitarian aid

humanitarian assistancehumanitarianhumanitarian relief
3 October 2014) was an English taxicab driver-turned-volunteer humanitarian aid worker.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

ISISISILIslamic State
He was the fourth Western hostage killed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) whose killing was publicised in a beheading video.

Al-Dana, Syria

al-DanaDanaDāna
Henning was captured during ISIL's occupation of the Syrian city of Al-Dana in December 2013.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Foreign OfficeBritish Foreign OfficeForeign & Commonwealth Office
The British Foreign Office withheld news of Henning's capture while it attempted to negotiate his release.

Al-Qaeda

Al Qaedaal-QaidaAl Qaida
In an al-Qaeda magazine interview, spokesman Adam Gadahn condemned the beheading.

Adam Yahiye Gadahn

Adam GadahnAzzam the American
In an al-Qaeda magazine interview, spokesman Adam Gadahn condemned the beheading.

David Cameron

CameronPrime Minister David CameronPrime Minister
After his murder, British Prime Minister David Cameron ordered MI5, MI6, and GCHQ to track and kill or capture the killer.

MI5

Security ServiceBritish Security ServiceSecurity Service (MI5)
After his murder, British Prime Minister David Cameron ordered MI5, MI6, and GCHQ to track and kill or capture the killer.

Secret Intelligence Service

MI6SISBritish Secret Service
After his murder, British Prime Minister David Cameron ordered MI5, MI6, and GCHQ to track and kill or capture the killer.

GCHQ

Government Communications HeadquartersGovernment Code and Cypher SchoolGovernment Code and Cypher School (GC&CS)
After his murder, British Prime Minister David Cameron ordered MI5, MI6, and GCHQ to track and kill or capture the killer.

Salford

Salford, Greater ManchesterSalford, LancashireSalford, Manchester
Henning was a cab driver in Salford, Greater Manchester, in North West England before he travelled to Syria in December 2013 to be a volunteer aid worker.

North West England

North WestNorth West of EnglandNorthwest England
Henning was a cab driver in Salford, Greater Manchester, in North West England before he travelled to Syria in December 2013 to be a volunteer aid worker.

Eccles, Greater Manchester

EcclesEccles, LancashireMunicipal Borough of Eccles
He lived in Eccles, Greater Manchester.

Jihadi John

Mohammed EmwaziJohnmilitants
Henning was shown at the end of David Cawthorne Haines's execution video, released on 13 September 2014, and was referred to as being the next victim by Mohammed Emwazi, the media described as "Jihadi John" of the ISIL cell described as The Beatles.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

ParliamentUK ParliamentBritish Parliament
Henning speaks, referencing the British Parliament's decision to participate in a coalition of countries, such as the United States, that have banded together to bomb the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Bishop of Bolton

Bishop suffragan of Boltonof Bolton
The Bishop of Bolton Rt Rev Chris Edmondson said: "This is the most horrific, brutal and barbaric act. Leaders of Christian and Muslim faiths have universally condemned this act."

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Eccles

St Mary the VirginSt Mary's ChurchChurch of St Mary the Virgin
A special service of remembrance was held at Eccles Parish Church, attended by Henning's widow.

Guantánamo Bay

Guantanamo BayGuantanamo Bay, CubaGuantánamo Bay, Cuba
On 7 October, former Guantánamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg said that he had offered to intervene to help secure Henning's release.

Moazzam Begg

Moazzem Begg00558Begg, Moazzam
On 7 October, former Guantánamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg said that he had offered to intervene to help secure Henning's release.