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Fighting back against Islamic State in the Philippines

January 25, 2019

The so-called Islamic State has been making headlines since 2014, seizing towns in the Middle East and carrying out suicide attacks in European cities. The extremist group is now popping up in other parts of the world like the Philippines, where they laid siege to the city of Marawi in 2017. Sandra Petersmann visited the bombed-out ghost town to speak with a young IS inspired fighter.


(Report: Sandra Petersmann, sp: Evelyn McClafferty)