5:01pm

Mon May 9, 2011
Media

In The Philippines, Case Of Slain Journalists Drags On

It's been more than 500 days since what has been described as the worst single atrocity ever committed against journalists. The trials of the men accused of murdering 34 journalists and another two dozen lawyers and motorists in the Philippines are moving at a glacial pace, and the victims' relatives are angry. The case raises weighty issues of justice, governance and human rights for the Philippines — and the administration of the recently elected president, Benigno Aquino III.

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