ISIS unveils new hashtag campaign around captive journalist Steven Sotloff

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We dont wanna kill him


As you do
As you get

If you attack us
We will beheaded him as a goat”

— areeej (@Areej73225183) August 22, 2014

ISIS militants who recently beheaded journalist James Foley are using another captive journalist, Steven Sotloff, as part of a social media campaign to encourage President Barack Obama and the United States to back off.

ISIS supporters have been attaching the hashtag #StevensHeadInObamasHands to tweets as part of a coordinated PR campaign. As Vocativ reports:

As part of the new campaign that went live on Sunday morning, ISIS has called on its supporters on Twitter and Facebook to help create public pressure on the U.S. president and terrorize the American public so that its demands are met. In a forum post, the group offered 13 different phrases to be published and tweeted, all of them using the #StevensHeadInObamasHands hashtag, along with a variety of images relating to the threat.

Some of the less graphic entries include the following.!/Albaydawi/status/502932956210802688

to USA people
Who attack Vitnam, Afghanistan, Japan, and Iraq

Who is the war maker
Who made this earth worse— عَبـدُ الله #بَاقِية (@m19951415) August 22, 2014!/abu3ggab/status/502947468594536448

Any attempt to deny Muslims right to live in safety under caliphate

will result in the bloodshed of your people

#stevensheadinobamashands— رتويت دولاوي #باقية (@1Dawala1) August 24, 2014

!O people of America
We are the Muslim Jihadists, we are not vampires but we take revenge for the innocent people
#StevensHeadinObamasHands— فدائيات الدولة#خلافة (@isis_1111) August 24, 2014!/moslima_isis/status/503552890737143810

If Obama send American troops to #iraq again

that's what will Happen ↓↓↓

#StevensHeadinObamasHands @BarackObama— أبوبكر الهوازني (@ssbaie) August 24, 2014!/ansar_KD/status/503614588475023360

Americans have begun to hijack the hashtag as only they can:!/wolf_pat/status/503958568425783296!/sykesmeeupp/status/503757766121775104!/alimhaider/status/503702887021568000

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