THE CANADIAN TIMES

EC PUBLISHING SINCE 1904

Saturday, Sep 23rd

Last updateWed, 13 Sep 2017 9pm

You are here: Home Canadian Times Persecuted After ISIS Beheads Kenji Goto, His Faith-Filled Tweet Going Viral

After ISIS Beheads Kenji Goto, His Faith-Filled Tweet Going Viral

The Islamic State reportedly beheaded the remaining Japanese hostage late last month, but a tweet of Kenji Goto's from four years ago is going viral.

"Closing my eyes and holding still. It's the end if I get mad or scream. It's close to a prayer. Hate is not for humans. Judgment lies with God. That's what I learned from my Arabic brothers and sisters," reads a translation of a tweet from Sept. 7, 2010.

It's now been retweeted more than 22,000 times in a tribute to the slain journalist.

Read More