Maguindanao massacre: The Ripple Effect
Journalists and justice stakeholders will once again commemorate the Maguindanao massacre on November 23 before it becomes another surreal tragedy with just one slot in the annals of history. Three years ago, 58 people lost their lives allegedly at the hands of Andal Ampatuan Jr., backed by an army of supporters. Ampatuan and several members of his family are now behind bars, but justice is still elusive to the victims, mostly members of the media. Three years on November 23, the Philippines remains one of the most dangerous countries for journalists.
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