Massacre

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  • Topic: Maguindanao, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Provinces of the Philippines
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  • Published : March 2, 2013
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Nowadays there’s so many changes that happen to our country especially to our country that where we live. There’s a changes in living to our economy and on how the society build or improve their everyday life the economics and different aspect to our lives, but in this changes there is another problem that our country facing, like the growth rate of the crimes in the Philippines. Example of that is the corruption of the politician to our society that sometimes causes the bloodshed to our country. One of the proof of this crime is the Maguindanao Massacre that we heard to the news last 2009. They said that there’s a lot of innocent victims that died in that incident. In this situation some of us didn’t understand this massacre that related to our society problem that concerning the corruption of other politician in Mindanao. Maguindanao Massacre is an event that kills several journalists in the Philippines on November 23, 2009 a day for fiesta in Dumaguete City November 24, some people read in the newspapers, heard in the radio, seen in the television. It was published in the internet encyclopedia known as Wikipedia. Maguindanao is a province of the philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), its capital is Shariff Aguak, it borders Lanao del Sur to the north, Cotabato to the east and Sultan Kudarat to the south. The massacre occured because of the overwhelming power of the Ampatuaan Family over the community and because it was run by Andal Ampatuan, the one who leads the family is Andal Ampatuan Jr. is the former mayor of Datu Unsay, Maguindanao. He is the son of patriarch Andal Ampatuan Sr. and his family continues to represent a powerful force in Mindanao Politics. The protagonist of the Ampatuan family are Mangudadato, name as Esmael “Toto” Mangudadato he is the governor of Maguindanao in the Philippines. Mangudadatu was elected for governor of Maguindanao after defeating his closest rival, Ombra Sinsuat. The race...
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