British ISIS ‘Beatle’ who helped torture and behead hostages with Jihadi John defends slavery

A member of the ISIS cell dubbed ‘The Beatles’ remarked that John Lennon would not be happy about the group’s nickname in his first interview on camera since being captured.

El Shafee Elsheikh was part of the group referred to as ‘The Beatles’ by surviving captives because of their English accents.

Elsheikh – or George – and Alexanda Amon Kotey, who was Ringo, were captured in eastern Syria in January by the Kurdish-led, US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

The brutal group held more than 20 Western hostages – and beheaded seven American, British and Japanese journalists and aid workers and a group of Syrian soldiers, boasting of the butchery in videos released to the world.