In Memoriam: Maguindanao Massacre November 30, 2009Posted by Arvin in Current Affairs, Filipino Studies.
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On the hilltop, pages of blood-smeared newspapers — apparently belonging to the journalists — fluttered in the wind.
– New YorK Times | World | Asia Pacific. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/26/world/asia/26phils.html?_r=1
“The ink is not yet dry on the paper. But it has on our hands. And so has the Truth ” – Arvin Hawang
Qin Gang, spokesman of China’s Foreign Ministry, yesterday said: “we are shocked by the incident. We denounce it and extend our sincere sympathy to the families of the victims.”
– The Philippine Star | Breaking News. http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleid=526678
– image taken from: http://professionalheckler.wordpress.com/2009/11/29/of-candidates-and-carnage/
“My wife’s private parts were slashed four times, after which they fired a bullet into it,” he added.
“They speared both of her eyes, shot both her breasts, cut off her feet, fired into her mouth. I could not begin to describe the manner by which they treated her.”
– Bangkok Post | News | World. http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/161017/arroyo-vows-justice-as-massacre-toll-hits-52
Challanging the Warlord
“It’s not hard to determine the motive,” according to Philippine analyst Kenneth E. Bauzon. “How dare this [Mangudadatu] challenge him when he knows that the governor is a position that is presumably reserved for [the Ampatuan] family.”
This is how it ends. This is how it ends, nothing can change it. – Brookville
The untouchable: PNP won’t touch Mayor Ampatuan
– News headline. | Yahoo! News Philippines. http://ph.news.yahoo.com/star/20091125/tph-pnp-won-t-touch-mayor-ampatuan-541dfb4.html