Before they cut off his head, they treated him like a whipping boy.

James Foley — brave until the end — was subjected to beatings and psychological torture with mock executions before he was butchered by his Islamic State captors, it was revealed Thursday.

“This group, which has a taste for the macabre, made him stand against a wall in a pose as if he had been crucified,” Didier Francois, a French reporter who had also been held by ISIS, told radio station Europe1.


James Foley ‘never cracked’ amid ISIS brutality, says French fellow hostage who partly IDs killer – NY Daily News.