Tag: Philippines

8. Feb 2010

The Maguindanao Massacre: impunity rears its ugly head by Lennart Niemela, M.A., Asian studies, Lund University

InFocus, Philippines

The Maguindanao province, located
on Mindanao island in Southern Philippines, made headlines in international
media on November 23, 2009, when a convoy on the way to an election office was
held en route by armed men and 57 people were brutally killed. The governor of
the province, Andal Ampatuan, is pointed out as the prime suspect for the

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26. Oct 2008

Indigenousness in the Philippine highlands: Colonial construct or the real deal?

InFocus, Philippines

Katja Kvaale
anthropologist (mag.scient.), Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen.

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