Tag: Massacre

Masterminds of Philippines’ worst political massacre jailed

by Ron LOPEZ / Mikhail FLORES The masterminds of the Philippines' worst political massacre were found guilty Thursday of murder a decade after they led the killings of 58 people, rare convictions of powerful figures in a country notorious for its culture of impunity. However with...

The Sook Ching massacre and War memories of Singapore

2012 marked the seventieth anniversary of beginning of Second World War in South-east Asia and the fall of Singapore to Japanese in February, 1942. The government commemorated this by organising various memorials, trails and ceremonies for educating the younger generation about the War. Few...