The influential Ampatuan clan allegedly ordered the slaughter of 58 people, including 32 media personalities/journalists, back in November of 2009. The motives, allegedly, were to crush a rival clan's candidacy. The brutal massacre, one of the world’s most horrifying attacks against media workers, saw some shot in their genitals before they were buried in a hilltop grave with the use of an excavator.
Two sons of Andal Ampatuan Sr., Andal Jr. and Zaldy, are among 100 people on trial.
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