How did the supposedly democratic Philippines rise to the top of the deadly
international league table for the killing of journalists? Investigative journalist and author Terry Gould provided timely and shocking background to the deaths of 29
journalists there last week in an op-ed in Saturday’s Globe
The journalists were covering an attempt to file nomination papers for a
candidate who intends to oppose a powerful provincial governor in next year’s
elections. Fifty-seven people in all are now known to have died in
the slaughter by armed men who stopped their convoy.
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