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Mural painting for 10th year of Ampatuan Massacre

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Journalists and artists gathered at the Megan Garden in Manila on Saturday, November 23, 2019 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre.
The mass murder of 58 persons, 32 of them journalists, is acknowledged as the worst incident of electoral violence in recent Philippine history and the single deadliest attack on the press ever.
Journalists and artists gather at Mehan Garden in Manila to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre. Fifty eight persons were killed, 32 of them from the media on 23 November 2009 in Ampatuan, Maguindanao. Photo courtesy of NUJP

And yet, 10 years hence, not one of the 197 suspects charged for the slaughter has been convicted, although a non-extendable deadline of December 20 has been set.

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines led the commemoration in Manila.
The mural was prepared by the Concerned Artists of the Philippines.
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