5 years after Philippine massacre, justice still elusive, witnesses are killed, trial drags on

November 23, 2014 5:00 AM

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5 years after Philippine massacre, justice still elusive, witnesses are killed, trial drags on

In this Nov. 21, 2014 photo, Roman Catholic priests bless the wooden markers at the site where 58 people, 32 of them journalists, were massacred at a remote village in Ampatuan township, Maguindanao province in southern Philippines. Sunday Nov. 23, 2014 marks the fifth anniversary of the massacre, in Maguindanao, southern Philippines with the Ampatuan clan tagged as the prime suspects in the carnage. The massacre of 58 people is the country's worst election-related violence. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) (The Associated Press)

In this Nov. 21, 2014 photo, a lone candle lights up the granite marker engraved with the names of the 32 journalists, victims of a massacre in southern Philippines five years ago, outside the National Press Club in Manila, Philippines. Five years after gunmen flagged down a convoy of cars and massa...

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