Finding the inaccuracies and spin in this documentary could be a kind of game.
Islamic terrorist groups of one name or another have been taking female sex slaves, hostages for ransom and all the things the Koran tells Muslims to do in the Philippines for over 100 years.
The CBC is attempting to portray Abu Sayyef as a kind of stand alone phenomenon separate from the constant Islamic threat to that archipelago that has plagued that Island chain for at least a century.
This CBC piece is an attempt to delink Islamic terror from Islam, which is what CBC does in between episodes of "Little Mosque on the Prairie."
Notice how the local TV host explains what the group does and says they do not seem to have any kind of ideology, yet they do what Islam commands them to do: kidnap for ransom, take territory for Islam, carry an Islamic flag of Jihad, and claim to be a Muslim jihad group.
By that standard, the Nazis and communists had no ideology either.
Check out this 1930s Hollywood movie made about a story in the 1920s where the US had to teach the non-Muslims in the Philippines how to defend themselves against the constant attacks they suffered from Muslims.
Even the opening page tells you a lot.
"Seek to enslave them."