IS releases video declaring Philippines a caliphate


A screenshot of the IS video released on Tuesday. On the right is Malaysian jihadist Mohd Rafi Udin, who goes by Abu Aun al-Malysi.

PETALING JAYA: The Islamic State has released a chilling new propaganda video through its division in the Philippines, in an attempt to radicalise and recruit Muslims in Southeast Asia, especially Malaysia.

The 21-minute clip released on Tuesday shows fighters from the region declaring the Philippines a caliphate, and beckoning compatriots to travel to Philippines if they cannot join them in Syria.

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