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Headless cadaver found in Sulu

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It’s found two days after the beheading of a Canadian hostage

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 27, 2016) — Locals found a headless cadaver of a Caucasian on Wednesday, April 27, in a village in Talipao, Sulu, the same province where Abu Sayyaf kidnappers beheaded a Canadian two days ago.  Continue reading Headless cadaver found in Sulu

Philippines condemns ‘inhuman’ beheading of Canadian

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KILLED. John Ridsdel before he was kidnapped and during his captivity in Sulu. Photos courtesy of PNP

The Philippines also ‘extends its deepest sympathies to the family of Mr John Ridsdel,’ the Canadian national beheaded by the Abu Sayyaf

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 26, 2016) — The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday, April 26, condemned the “inhuman” beheading of Canadian national John Ridsdel at the hands of the Abu Sayyaf.  Continue reading Philippines condemns ‘inhuman’ beheading of Canadian

22 foreign hostages in Sulu waiting to be freed

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They include 14 Indonesians and 4 Malaysians

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 26, 2016) — The beheading of a Canadian hostage in Sulu on Monday, April 25, was a grisly reminder of the state of lawlessness in the province, where at least 22 foreign hostages are held captive by the Abu Sayyaf.  Continue reading 22 foreign hostages in Sulu waiting to be freed