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Philippines News | Canadians

Second Canadian hostage believed killed in the Philippines
  • Abu Sayyaf, an Islamist separatist group in the southwest Philippines, reportedly beheaded Canadian citizen Robert Hall.
  • Hall had been abducted from a Samal Island resort in September 2015 along with another Canadian (killed in late April), a Norwegian man, and a Filipina woman.
  • The group had demanded an $8 million ransom, which the Canadian government refused to pay to deter future extortion attempts.

Read more:
Robert Hall, Canadian hostage, killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in Philippines” (CBC News)
Philippines: Abu Sayyaf group beheads Canadian hostage” (Al Jaxeera)
Extremists Have Killed Another Canadian Hostage In The Philippines” (BuzzFeed News)

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