5th month, Maguindanao Massacre: the perpetrators thought, & still think, they could/can get away with it (3rd cut)
It’s been five months since 57 civilians were slain on a road in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao a few meters from local police checkpoints; then buried in a wide shallow grave using a backhoe assigned to the local town government–
–the perpetrators thought, and still think, they could or can get away with it.
[music: “Awit ng Mortal” (“A mortal’s song”) by Joey Ayala and Ang Bagong Lumad. Photos by: Reuters, Agence France Presse, Associated Press, Getty Images, Arkibong Bayan, all used here non-commercially]