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Inside view of an Islamic State hostage

When Islamic State-allied militants laid siege to the southern Philippine city of Marawi, Maute Group fighters used over 120 hostages as shields to keep military forces at bay during a five-month battle that devastated the once picturesque town. Filipino Catholic priest Teresito Soganub was one of the few captives to escape the militants’ confinement while […]