- Written by Ninez Cacho-Olivares
While all the time the Jordanian journalist Baker Atyani, bureau chief of Al Arabiya network, was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf, there went Noynoy, his aides and other government authorities, claiming that Atyani was not kidnapped, was not missing, is in cahoots with the Abu Sayyaf group, is the conduit for funds for the terrorist group, is going to be arrested, jailed, deported and banned from returning to the Philippines and that government authorities will no longer look for him nor mount a rescue operation, apart from the many lies they spouted for over a week over the situation of the Jordanian journalist and two Filipino crew members.
As early as Wednesday, the Jordanian Foreign Ministry had already confirmed that Atyani had been kidnapped in the Philippines amid conflicting reports over his disappearance.
“Efforts exerted via the Jordanian Embassy in Tokyo and our consul in Manila have confirmed that Atyani was kidnapped. We are following up on the case in order to secure his safe release,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Sabah Rafei told The Jordan Times without elaborating any further..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune