Witness Implicates Mayor in Philippines Massacre

Jan. 15, 2010

MANILA — A witness to the recent massacre of 57 people in the southern Philippines testified Wednesday that the principal suspect in the case, a town mayor, shot several of the victims himself and that the mayor’s father, the patriarch of a powerful political clan once allied with President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, had personally directed his son to carry out several of the killings. Continue reading

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