Author Archives: Joe Sklut


A Buddhist couple was gunned down and then doused with gasoline in the middle of a road by terrorists in Pattani province. A father, his wife, and his two daughters were attacked by militants as they traveled on motorcycle to a a school in Pattani; the father was killed. Two soldiers were also wounded by […]

Philippine police probe illegal arms trade in Jolo


Four gunmen on motorcycles murdered two villagers at a tea shop in Narathiwat province. Also in Narathiwat, a policeman on a motorcycle was ambushed and wounded as he returned home from praying at a local mosque.

Abu Sayyaf member arrested in Basilan

Indonesian police recognize connection between illegal immigration and terrorism

Thai PM pledges to pacify insurgency

Abu Sayyaf releases son of former Philippine mayor

MILF denies involvement in grenade attack on mansions