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PHILIPPINES-CAUTIOUS HOPE

PHILIPPINES-CAUTIOUS HOPE
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The Philippine Daily Inquirer-Nov 28

Nov. 23, 2009, now lives in infamy as the day of the single deadliest attack on the press, and one of the worst cases of election-related violence in the Philippines. And yet, nine years later, the families of the 58 individuals, including 32 journalists, who were abducted and mowed down at close range on a remote hilltop in the town of Ampatuan, Maguindanao, and then hastily buried in shallow graves, have yet to celebrate a single conviction in the case.

Read more: https://opinion.inquirer.net/117768/cautious-hope-2#ixzz5YLNU7u1z

First published in: The Philippine Daily Inquirer

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