Abu Sayyaf beheadings - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Abu Sayyaf beheadings


Duterte condemns Abu Sayyaf for beheading Vietnamese

Jul 05, 2017 - 7:35 PM

The Philippine President again threatens to eat members of the bandit group with salt and vinegar

Rescue of Abu Sayyaf hostages continues amid beheading reports

Feb 26, 2017 - 10:30 PM

Chief presidential peace adviser Secretary Jesus Dureza receives a report that the local terrorist group has beheaded its German hostage but he says this is still unverified information

ABDUCTED. German nationals Juergen Kantner and his wife Sabine Merz (R) pose for a photograph on May 5, 2009 in Berbera. File photo by Mustafa Abdi/AFP

Millions of dollars paid to free Indonesian hostages

Sep 21, 2016 - 3:37 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Despite the denial of the Philippine and Indonesian governments that ransom was paid millions of dollars were given to the Abu Sayyaf Group for the release of Indonesian hostages over the past few months

Head of foreigner dumped in southern Philippines – police

Apr 26, 2016 - 1:50 AM

Police sources say the head of a foreign man was thrown in a street corner in Sulu s capital of Jolo hours after a ransom deadline passed for the hostages held by the Abu Sayyaf

Abu Sayyaf beheads Malaysian hostage

Nov 17, 2015 - 10:18 PM

2nd UPDATE The Malaysian was kidnapped 6 months ago in Sabah