President Rodrigo Duterte meets families of Maguindanao massacre victims


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President Duterte met with relatives of the Maguindanao massacre Thursday afternoon, November 23, in commemoration of the 8th anniversary of the gruesome incident.

The Maguindanao massacre left 58 people dead, including 32 journalists. And after eight years, families of the victims are still in search of justice for their loved ones who were mercilessly slaughtered on November 23, 2009.

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on Wednesday, November 22, reported that around a third of the 103 accused who remain on trial have already finished presenting their evidence.

According to the briefer provided by the SC Public Information Office, only 103 remain on trial among the 115 people arrested over the massacre; this is as of November 21, 2017.

GMA News  said that the prosecution against the accused have already rested its case, except for former Datu Unsay, Maguindanao Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr., the alleged mastermind of the Maguindanao massacre.

This article has been viewed 34 times. Article originally posted: November 24, 2017, 8:38 am (UTC-0). Last update: November 24, 2017 at 8:38 am (UTC-0).

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