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Muslim Separatists Terrorize Filipinos With Kidnappings for Money and 'Marriages'

Date: January 13, 2002
Author: Seth Mydans
QUOTE: ...the Abu Sayyaf movement...has carried out massacres, bombings and beheadings on the islands of Basilan and Jolo. Its members are known for rape and for forced "marriages" with women they take hostage.

ABSTRACT: <p>ABSTRACT: Profile of a violent Islamic separatist group in the Philippines that takes hostages and, we're told, often earns the sympathy, respect, and even love of its hostages.</p>

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