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Governor Esmael Mangudadatu's wife and other relatives were among the 57 people killed

Governor Esmael Mangudadatu, whose wife and other relatives were among the 57 people killed in the Philippines' worst political massacre. Philippine politics is well known for its violence, but the 2009 massacre in a remote farming area of the southern province of Maguindanao shocked the world

Maguindanao massacre: Witnesses killed

Several witnesses in the Maguindanao massacre case have been killed over the past months, some of them even dismembered.