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Officials insist there is no direct link between Syrian/Iraqi militants and their supporters in Mindanao.
With mass killings in Maguindanao, Philippines now ranks as world’s most dangerous country for journalists. Photographs by Jes Aznar (27-Nov-09).
7 May 09
Activists point finger at two battalions leading the government’s counter-insurgency campaign in the region.
27 Apr 09
Police say they have yet to be granted access to army officers they consider primary suspects.
11 Apr 09
Rights groups believe murdered child is victim of extra-judicial killings plaguing Western Mindanao.
19 Mar 09
The crime has been met with widespread disgust and condemnation, and calls for a independent, transparent investigation.
6 Mar 09
But local priest say it won’t achieve much as witnesses will be too scared to testify.
6 Mar 09
Women uprooted by Mindanao fighting hoodwinked into work for abusive employers.
24 Feb 09
Lawyers say efforts by government to monitor unscrupulous recruitment agencies and employers have not proved very effective.
17 Dec 08
Could murders of rights campaigners be linked to army crackdown on leftist rebels?
9 Dec 08
Locals concerned at surge in violence in wake of withdrawal of monitors.
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