Posts under Tag: maguindanao massacre
Charges Against Ampatuans May Soon Just be a Jaywalking Violation
Charges Against Ampatuans May Soon Just be a Jaywalking Violation

An alibi may soon easily make the two Ampatuans walk free.
The Justice Secretary of the Republic of the Philippines made a resolution over the weekend telling his state prosecutors to drop the charges against Zaldy “Puti” Ampatuan and Mayor Akmad “Tato” Ampatuan Sr. in connection the Maguindanao Massacre for lack of evidence.  The big problem is that Justice Secretary Agra [...]

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Will the Mangudadatus Truly Bring Democracy to Maguindanaons?
Will the Mangudadatus Truly Bring Democracy to Maguindanaons?

The Mangudadatus tried to wage a political war against the Ampatuans for the seat of governorship of Maguindanao, and so the massacre of 57 people happened.
But the Mangudadatus, despite the loss of lives of family members and the mourning, continued the fight promising the people of Maguindanao of a true democracy to shine upon them when he gets elected while [...]

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Official Statement of the Philippine Lasallian Family on the Maguindanao Massacre
Official Statement of the Philippine Lasallian Family on the Maguindanao Massacre

Philippine Lasallian Family Statement on the
Maguindanao Massacre
Brutal, barbaric, and heinous. These were words used to describe the Maguindanao massacre that has claimed the lives of more than 50 people—the majority of them being political supporters, lawyers and media practitioners in the company of scions of a political clan.
Eyewitness reports from survivors have pointed to the perpetrators responsible for this gruesome [...]

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Maguindanao Massacre: The Apex of Evil Governance
Maguindanao Massacre:  The Apex of Evil Governance

WTF is happening to this country?!
I have been personally mourning since Monday. The Maguindanao massacre is for me so unimaginable; a barbaric and demonic act of violence that one sunny day happened to our nation, that unlike Iraq or Afghanistan, is not plunged into a daily bloodbath because of war.
Has life has been so cheap for the suspected Ampatuans, local [...]

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