Daughter of Scot beheaded by ISIS calls for controversial Channel 4 drama ‘The State’ to be pulled

Bethany Haines, the daughter of David Haines, one of two British aid workers beheaded by Islamic militants, arrives at the Perth Congregational Church for his memorial service (Image: PA)

The daughter of a Scots aid worker who was beheaded by ISIS has called for TV bosses to delay the broadcast of a controversial new drama that follows radicalised people as they travel to Syria.

Channel 4 has faced calls to postpone The State its programme, which is set to air tonight, about Islamic State from Bethany Haines, whose dad David was murdered by IS executioner Jihadi John.

Brother of murdered aid worker David Haines said his ‘fate was sealed’ as soon as he was kidnapped by IS terrorists

Bethany Haines’ dad David was kidnapped in 2013 as he helped the Syrian people and was held captive for 18 months.

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Source: News Now/ Daily Record Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.