Friday, January 6, 2012

Warren Rodwell a Retired Australian soldier begs for his life on video sent to his wife after being kidnapped by rebels in the Philippines

Choking on his words, a desperate Australian man kidnapped by rebels in the Philippines pleads for his life in a chilling ransom video sent to his wife.

Retired soldier Warren Rodwell stood before a camera at a rebel hideout somewhere in the south of the Philippines and begged his family and government officials to do all they could to raise the US$2million (£1.28million) demanded for his release.

Mr Rodwell, who was running a store in Ipil town on the southern island of Mindanao, was snatched from his home on December 5, bloodstains found on the ground suggesting he had put up a struggle. Read More