By Sarah Stites ~
On Wednesday, Filipino soldiers discovered seventeen bodies of civilians – five of them reportedly decapitated — the latest in a string of casualties in the embattled town of Marawi. But the nets didn’t report the news; in fact, although the ISIS-inspired terrorism gripping Marawi – and targeted especially at Christians – began five weeks ago, the network news shows have spent a total of only 25 seconds on the ongoing conflict there.
While the number of Marawi’s Maute militants, members of a group loyal to ISIS, have been reduced to less than 200, their acts of violence are vicious as ever.
“The recovered cadavers are believed to be among those civilians who were helplessly murdered by the Maute and Abu Sayyaf terrorists,” a Filipino Army leader reported, according to The New York Times. “This is a manifestation of their brutality. They killed these innocent…
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