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Hamas releases video of French-Israeli woman held hostage

Posted on AllSides October 17th, 2023
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Hamas has released a video of Mia Schem, a 21-year-old French-Israeli woman taken hostage during the devastating attack on Israel.

In the footage, Schem, whose injured arm is shown being treated by an unidentified medical worker, asks to be returned to her family as quickly as possible.

On Tuesday, the French president, Emmanuel Macron, described the video as “an odious act”. The Elysée said the French president, who is on an official visit to Albania, demanded her unconditional release.

“It is an ignominy to take innocent people hostage and put them...

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