Abu Sayyaf Group

Special Arab News Asia Bureau chief recalls 18-month captivity in Philippines after surrender of former captor video

Arab News Asia Bureau chief recalls 18-month captivity in Philippines after surrender of former captor

  • Baker Atyani was kidnapped by Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf in 2012 and held for 18 months
  • Atyani says Abu Sayyaf is in a weakened state after one of his captors recently surrendered to Philippine authorities
By Ellie Aben & Rawan Radwan ·