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Ampatuan Massacre Commemoration, November 23, 2016

GROUPS MARCHED to Mendiola in Manila on 23 November 2016 and conducted a brief program to commemorate the 7th year since the Ampatuan (Maguindanao) Massacre, where 58 men and women, 32 of whom were journalists and media workers, were killed in an incident of election-related violence. It has been called the worst attack against journalists […]

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Year Seven After the Massacre: Still No Justice on Sixth Year of Trial

THE SEVENTH anniversary of the massacre of 58 civilians, including 32 journalists, in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao, draws our community once again to gather together, move through the motions of protest, raise voices to plea for justice for the victims and their surviving families. Some of the orphaned children are now young adults, the infants and […]

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End Impunity in PH

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STATEMENT: Ending the killing of journalists: State action urgently needed

Statement of the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists
The United Nations declared November 2 as International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. However, press freedom advocates in the Philippines focus on November 23 to commemorate the 2009 Ampatuan Massacre in which 58 men and women including 32 journalists were killed in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao province.

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TIMELINE: Highlights of the Ampatuan Massacre Trial

Highlights of the on-going trial on the Ampatuan, Maguindanao Massacre where 58 persons including 32 journalists and media workers were killed on November 23, 2009.

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Primer on the Ampatuan Massacre

A primer on the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan, Maguindanao Massacre where 58 persons were killed including 32 journalists and media workers.

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